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apeterson2310
 2 years 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.
apeterson2310
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
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AravindG
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is no figure

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

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

AravindG
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1364052589237:dw

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

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

AravindG
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am in geometry 2 not trigonometry....

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

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

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

apeterson2310
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you dont know English ? :/

apeterson2310
 2 years 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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