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babydoll332
 2 years ago
A person is watching a boat from the top of a lighthouse. The boat is approaching the lighthouse directly. When first noticed the angle of depression to the boat is 17°31'. When the boat stops, the angle of depression is 46°41'. The lighthouse is 200 feet tall. How far did the boat travel from when it was first noticed until it stopped? Round your answer to the hundredths place.
babydoll332
 2 years ago
A person is watching a boat from the top of a lighthouse. The boat is approaching the lighthouse directly. When first noticed the angle of depression to the boat is 17°31'. When the boat stops, the angle of depression is 46°41'. The lighthouse is 200 feet tall. How far did the boat travel from when it was first noticed until it stopped? Round your answer to the hundredths place.

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sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1345502141616:dw i hope the drawing is enough clue.... can u solve this?

sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1345502465146:dw find x

babydoll332
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1please help me solve X

babydoll332
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Boat traveled: 633.675  188.580 = 445.09 ft is this right

sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2close, but not right :) \(\large tan(17.31)=\frac{200}{\huge y} \) \(\large tan(46.41)=\frac{200}{\huge z} \) find y and z and solve for x=yz dw:1345530430794:dw

babydoll332
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can u give me the final cause i keep getting 445.09

ganeshie8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0445.09 = \(\checkmark\)
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