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loser123456789
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.039 loser123456789 0A slide 4.1 meters long makes an angle of 35° with the ground. To the nearest tenth of a meter, how far above the ground is the top of the slide?

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So which Trig function should we use? Remember Sin=opposite/hypotenuse cos=adjacent/hypotenuse tan=opposite/adjacent

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well x is opposite our angle and we know the hypotenuse...

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Exactly. Any guess as to how to setup the problem from there? sin(angle)=opp/hyp

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1BOOM! You got this! haha now just isolate x by multiplying both sides by what?

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's multiply both sides by 4.1 and see what happens.

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's all there is to it. Trig isn't so bad, is it? ;)

loser123456789
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the final answer or is there more simplifying

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's it. Remember though if you're asked to give an actual number instead of 4.1*cos(35) plug it in to your calculator.

loser123456789
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much

valentinekid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, no worries! Best of luck. :)
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