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billyjean
 one year ago
To approach the runway, a pilot of a small plane must begin a 10m descent starting from a height of 1,790 feet above the ground. To the nearest tenth of a mile, how many miles from the runway is the airplane at the start of this approach?
2.0 mi
0.3 mi
1.9 mi
10,308.2 mi
billyjean
 one year ago
To approach the runway, a pilot of a small plane must begin a 10m descent starting from a height of 1,790 feet above the ground. To the nearest tenth of a mile, how many miles from the runway is the airplane at the start of this approach? 2.0 mi 0.3 mi 1.9 mi 10,308.2 mi

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MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What does this MEAN? if the descent is 10miles then he is 10 miles away if it is 10 mins  then we need speed if it is 10metresd  then he just crashed is it meant to be 10 deg?

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have worked it out based on 10 deg descent  and one of her answers is correct  so assume that degrees is correct:dw:1434121071318:dw Use Tan function

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0HMMM  a bit of a dilemma here: 'Distance strictly means the glideslope distance  i.e. the sloping line: dw:1434121273744:dw use sine fucnction
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