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kaylala
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please verify my answer: I got 1,236.4 m

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1394581245494:dw dw:1394581446577:dw x is about 1194.25 = 1194

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can't use sin, because you don't know the hypotenuse. Using sin would give you the height, which is 320 meters. You want to find x, which is the distance. For that, you use tangent

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You could also use cosine, but only if the hypotenuse was given, which it isn't

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Of course, it would be 1194 meters, don't forget the units

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're finding the wrong side. The question asks for the distances directly under the point from the top, which is side x in my drawing.

larryboxaplenty
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You would solve for the hypotenuse if you're trying to find bearings

kaylala
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i see my bad thanks
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