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anonymous
 3 years ago
Charlie is at a small airfield watching for the approach of a small plane with engine trouble. He sees the plane at an angle of elevation of 32 . At the same time, the pilot radios Charlie and reports the plane’s altitude is 1,700 feet. Charlie’s eyes are 5.2 feet from the ground. Draw a sketch of this situation (you do not need to submit the sketch).
Find the ground distance from Charlie to the plane. Explain your work.
anonymous
 3 years ago
Charlie is at a small airfield watching for the approach of a small plane with engine trouble. He sees the plane at an angle of elevation of 32 . At the same time, the pilot radios Charlie and reports the plane’s altitude is 1,700 feet. Charlie’s eyes are 5.2 feet from the ground. Draw a sketch of this situation (you do not need to submit the sketch). Find the ground distance from Charlie to the plane. Explain your work.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1352729806218:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Idk how to solve this even with drawing

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0mabye its 1,700 * tan 32? or divided

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try 1700 divided by 32 or try 1700 divided by 5.2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya it is what austin saID i thnk he is wright though

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02720 is 1700 divided by 32 326 is 1700/5.2 GUYS THIS ISNT MULTIPLE CHOICE!!!

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need exact answer :(

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0copy and paste it to goolge and you will get the correct awnser

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hold on i think i got it

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think its 1,700 minus 5.2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hold on i think i got it

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here u go i got it tan(x) = opposite over adjacent tan(32) = (1,700  5.2) / x x tan(32) = 1,694.8 x = 1,694.8/ (tan(32)) x = 2712.25 feet

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 3 years ago
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 3 years ago
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 10 months ago
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