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Cortney95

  • 2 years ago

A building that is 115 feet tall casts a shadow that is 190 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground to the nearest degree.

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  1. hba
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    \[\Huge{\bf{WELCOME\ TO\ OS}}\]

  2. hba
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    |dw:1353687723133:dw|

  3. ujjwal
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    |dw:1353687825684:dw|\[\tan \theta=\frac{AB}{BC}\]

  4. hba
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    It is given that |BC|=115 feet and |AB|=190 feet We have to find \[\theta=?\]

  5. hba
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    Use the formula that @ujjwal Has provided and solve for the Angle :)

  6. hba
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    @Cortney95 Do you understand,if you are not clear about anything please ask ?

  7. ujjwal
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    asker is absent @hba

  8. hba
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    Then leave it @ujjwal Until @Cortney95 returns.

  9. Cortney95
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    I understand thank you so much :)

  10. hba
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    Your'e welcome.

  11. Cortney95
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    The answer choices are A) 31° B) 37° C) 52° D) 53° and The answer I am getting is a decimal.

  12. hba
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    What do you get ?

  13. hba
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    @Cortney95 ?

  14. hba
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    @Cortney95 Please interact ......

  15. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    Please round of to the nearest,if your answer is close to your options :)

  16. Cortney95
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    Sorry had to help family with something. My decimal was1.652173913

  17. hba
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    No problem @Cortney95 ,It is better you show me your working so I can indicate where you go wrong.

  18. hba
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    @Cortney95 You there ?

  19. Cortney95
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    I divided 190/150 and got that as a decimal since you said earlier that I should divide ab/bc and Ab=190 and Bc=115

  20. hba
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    Look \[\tan \theta=\frac{ AB }{ BC }\] and \[\theta=\tan^{-1} \ (\frac{ AB }{ BC })\]

  21. Cortney95
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    Ohh

  22. hba
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    @Cortney95 I hope now you get it :)

  23. Cortney95
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    I do thx

  24. hba
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    Welcome,What answer did you get ?

  25. Cortney95
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    d

  26. Cortney95
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    Could you help Me with another problem?

  27. hba
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    Sure please post it in another tab and tag me there :)

  28. Cortney95
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    Im new to all of this so I will try

  29. hba
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    To do so you will have to close this question first :)

  30. Cortney95
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    Ok

  31. hba
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    I will be back in 10 min if you post your question before that there are a lot of people here to help you.Moreover,You can help others like i helped you. Read the CoC for the rules-http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct If you are un sure about anything ask the people in messages,you can also go the Openstudy feedback and ask question on how OS works-http://openstudy.com/study#/groups/OpenStudy%20Feedback

  32. Cortney95
    • 2 years ago
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    Ok

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