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Viola drives 100 meters up a hill that makes an angle of 8° with the horizontal. To the nearest tenth of a meter, what horizontal distance has she covered? (1 point)
13.9 m
711.5 m
99 m
100.5 m
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 one year ago
Viola drives 100 meters up a hill that makes an angle of 8° with the horizontal. To the nearest tenth of a meter, what horizontal distance has she covered? (1 point) 13.9 m 711.5 m 99 m 100.5 m
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EdutopiaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
your going to want to visualize these sorts of questions so you know what trig functions to use. As a general rule "horizontal" implies the use of the cosine function.
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dw:1363156391100:dw
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1363181020967:dw cosa = x / h x = h cosa x = 100 cos(8°)
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