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helpmeee123

  • 3 years ago

A hot air balloon climbs continuously along a 30 angle to a height of 5000 feet. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far has the balloon traveled to reach 5000 feet? Draw a sketch and then solve.

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  1. monokerous
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1359641190667:dw|

  2. monokerous
    • 3 years ago
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    You can you TOA (Tan=Opp/Adj) and Pythagoras theorem to solve.

  3. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    Use Sine... \[\sin 30 =1/2=5000/x\]

  4. monokerous
    • 3 years ago
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    ^ that works better.

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