anonymous
  • anonymous
Austin keeps a right conical basin for the birds in his garden as represented in the diagram. The basin is 40 centimeters deep, and the angle between the sloping sides is 77 degrees. What is the shortest distance between the tip of the cone and its rim?
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katieb
  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
77/2 is the angle between the height and that slant. from there, you can use cos to find the answer

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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
A.) 177.8 cm B.) 64.3 cm C.) 50.3 cm D.) 51.1 cm E.)41.1 cm
austinL
  • austinL
Do the math yourself. It really isn't difficult!
anonymous
  • anonymous
i would if i knew how to.. but i dont! which multiple choice answer is it, please just help me this one time :/
austinL
  • austinL
|dw:1373285811047:dw| This is what we are doing, solving for x, right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
we are looking for the shortest distance between the tip of the cone and its rim?
anonymous
  • anonymous
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austinL
  • austinL
\[\cos=\frac{adjacent}{hypotenuse}\] Adjacent=40 Hypotenuse=x cos is 38.5 degrees So therefore, \[cos(38.5)=\frac{40}{x}\] At least, this is how the problem should work
anonymous
  • anonymous
which multiple choice answer is it closest to? A.)177.8 cm B.)64.3 cm C.)50.3 cm D.)51.1 cm E.)41.1 cm
austinL
  • austinL
I am not going to just give you the answer.
anonymous
  • anonymous
please! this is my last chance to retake this and if i dont pass then im screwed..
austinL
  • austinL
Nope, good day. If you continue like this, you shall be reported.
anonymous
  • anonymous
@austinL lmao youre such a pussy

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