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loser123456789
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well x is opposite our angle and we know the hypotenuse...

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

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

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

valentinekid
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much

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