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The angle of elevation from the bottom of a scenic gondola ride to the top of a mountain is 22. If the vertical distance from the bottom to the top of the mountain is 689 feet and the gondola moves at a speed of 130 feet per minute, how long does the ride last? Round to the nearest minute. A. 6 minutes B. 13 minutes C. 14 minutes D. 5 minutes

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  1. anonymous
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    @mathstudent55

  2. welshfella
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  3. welshfella
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    Find the length of the hypotenuse

  4. welshfella
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    can u do that?

  5. welshfella
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    oops thats 689 for the height of the mountain

  6. anonymous
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    anyone?

  7. welshfella
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    sin 22 = 689 / x x = 689 / sin 22 can you work that out ?

  8. welshfella
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    they ask for help then just leave!!

  9. anonymous
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    what's the answer

  10. welshfella
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    i cant tell you that but get your calculator and divide 689 by sin 22

  11. anonymous
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    it's a negative number

  12. welshfella
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    no x is the hypotenuse of the triangle - the length of wire which the gondola runs on.

  13. anonymous
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    dude can u please just tell me the answer

  14. welshfella
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    i can guide you but cant tell you the answe all you have to do to find x is get ur calculator ana enter 689 the divide then sin 22

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