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anonymous
 one year ago
The pilot of a rescue helicopter is flying over the ocean at an altitude of 1250 ft. The pilot sees a life raft at an angle of depression of 31°. The horizontal distance from the helicopter to the life raft, rounded to the nearest foot is ____ feet.
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anonymous
 one year ago
The pilot of a rescue helicopter is flying over the ocean at an altitude of 1250 ft. The pilot sees a life raft at an angle of depression of 31°. The horizontal distance from the helicopter to the life raft, rounded to the nearest foot is ____ feet. http://cds.flipswitch.com/tools/asset/media/110937

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zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@CBARREDO1 Don't just give answers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thats what I got but my teacher said that it was wrong

CBARREDO1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Horizontal distance = 1250/ tan 31 degrees = 12500/.6008=2080.34 Time to reach =2080

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1437785111284:dw \(\tan(59)=\frac{x}{1250}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats for the distance correct the 2080?

CBARREDO1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to be precise it's 2080.34

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you the both of you

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can I ask a follow up question
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