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Falling_In_Katt
 one year ago
*WILL MEDAL* In order to keep a boat from drifting away, the boat is tied to a pier with a 60foot rope. When the boat drifts as far from the pier as the rope will allow, the rope forms a 15° angle relative to the horizontal water line.
To the nearest foot, find the maximum horizontal distance, d, that the tiedup boat can drift from the pier. *Can you show me how to work it out?*
Falling_In_Katt
 one year ago
*WILL MEDAL* In order to keep a boat from drifting away, the boat is tied to a pier with a 60foot rope. When the boat drifts as far from the pier as the rope will allow, the rope forms a 15° angle relative to the horizontal water line. To the nearest foot, find the maximum horizontal distance, d, that the tiedup boat can drift from the pier. *Can you show me how to work it out?*

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use sohcahtoa. the rope is the hypotenuse. from the 15° angle, which side is d, the adjacent or opposite?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, so which trig identity should you use?

Falling_In_Katt
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont know....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0look at the link I posted, which of sin, cos, or tan uses the adjacent and hypotenuse?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435413062630:dw
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