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kaylala Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please verify my answer: I got 1,236.4 m
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larryboxaplenty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1394581245494:dw dw:1394581446577:dw x is about 1194.25 = 1194
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kaylala Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i used sin
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larryboxaplenty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You 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
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larryboxaplenty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You could also use cosine, but only if the hypotenuse was given, which it isn't
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larryboxaplenty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Of course, it would be 1194 meters, don't forget the units
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larryboxaplenty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You'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.
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You would solve for the hypotenuse if you're trying to find bearings
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kaylala Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh i see my bad thanks
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