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 one year ago
A highway makes an angle of 6 degrees with the horizontal. This angle is maintained for a horizontal distance of 5 miles.
To the nearest hundredth of a mile, how high does the highway rise in this 5mile section? Show the steps you use to find the distance.
 one year ago
A highway makes an angle of 6 degrees with the horizontal. This angle is maintained for a horizontal distance of 5 miles. To the nearest hundredth of a mile, how high does the highway rise in this 5mile section? Show the steps you use to find the distance.

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AravindG
 one year ago
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AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0O.K. To your question: Can you try to draw a figure of this problem using the draw button ?

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is no figure

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean can you try to draw a figure using given data ?

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no..... i am not a math person by any means...

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh .. Our site aims at getting to the answer by making the asker participate !We just guide you through the process.. ! It is not that hard to draw a figure for this question .Please try

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1364052589237:dw

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i guess i have no idea if this would even be right or not

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good effort ! Well according to me the fig would be like dw:1364052983135:dw

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we need to find h . We can use the trigonometry here . take tan 6 degree for this triangle

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am in geometry 2 not trigonometry....

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have no idea what trig is about

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh then I think you need to take approximation \[\huge \boxed{\theta =\dfrac{\text{arc length}}{radius}}\]

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here it will be theta =h/5

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first convert 6 degree to radian measure..then use this formula

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok well thank you for trying to help me but you are speaking a foreign language to me....

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you dont know English ? :/

apeterson2310
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wow that was dumb.... yes i know english i dont understand what you are talking about i.e. foriegn language... figure of speech
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