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Two ropes, AD and BD, are tied to a peg on the ground at point D. The other ends of the ropes are tied to points A and B on a flagpole, as shown below: Two ropes, AD and BD, are tied to a peg on the ground at point D. The other ends of the ropes are tied to points A and B on a flagpole. Angle ADC measures 60 degrees and angle BDC measures 45 degrees. The length of DC is 9. Angle ADC measures 60° and angle BDC measures 45°. What is the distance between the points A and B on the flagpole? 6.59 feet 1.73 feet 4.32 feet 2.56 feet

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  6. anonymous
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    2.56 i think @TheSmartOne do u agree

  7. anonymous
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    How do I do it though?

  8. misssunshinexxoxo
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    Which one do you believe it is @CaptainLlama49

  9. anonymous
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    Im not sure how to do it

  10. misssunshinexxoxo
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    This is a isosceles triangle

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Distance formula?

  12. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Locate AC using tan(60) = AC/9 and find BC using tan(45) = BC/9 Then find AB using AB = AC - BC

  13. anonymous
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    2.56?

  14. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Follow this; AB = 9*tan(60)-9*tan(45)

  15. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Plug it in and will give the answer

  16. misssunshinexxoxo
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    Be confident and trust me; I know you could do this! ;)

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -9+9√3

  18. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Make sure if using calculator is in degree mode

  19. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    6.59 should be your answer

  20. anonymous
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    It gave me the same thing, something is wrong with my calculator

  21. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    Not at all; A is your answer

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for guiding me through :)

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