anonymous 4 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.

1. anonymous

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2. anonymous

Idk how to solve this even with drawing

3. anonymous

mabye its 1,700 * tan 32? or divided

4. anonymous

= 1062

5. anonymous

try 1700 divided by 32 or try 1700 divided by 5.2

6. anonymous

ya it is what austin saID i thnk he is wright though

7. anonymous

2720 is 1700 divided by 32 326 is 1700/5.2 GUYS THIS ISNT MULTIPLE CHOICE!!!

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9. anonymous

copy and paste it to goolge and you will get the correct awnser

10. anonymous

hold on i think i got it

11. anonymous

Welllll thanksss :/

12. anonymous

i think its 1,700 minus 5.2

13. anonymous

hold on i think i got it

14. anonymous

=1694.8

15. anonymous

here 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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17. anonymous

thanks lol

18. anonymous

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19. anonymous

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20. anonymous

ok

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