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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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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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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1352729806218:dw
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Idk how to solve this even with drawing
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
mabye its 1,700 * tan 32? or divided
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austin420Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
try 1700 divided by 32 or try 1700 divided by 5.2
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mikala1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ya it is what austin saID i thnk he is wright though
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2720 is 1700 divided by 32 326 is 1700/5.2 GUYS THIS ISNT MULTIPLE CHOICE!!!
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I need exact answer :(
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austin420Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
copy and paste it to goolge and you will get the correct awnser
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mikala1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hold on i think i got it
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Welllll thanksss :/
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i think its 1,700 minus 5.2
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mikala1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hold on i think i got it
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mikala1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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dianarock336Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think thats all I need for now :D
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