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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? An airplane pilot over the Pacific sights an atoll at an angle of depression of 7 degrees. At this time, the horizontal distance from the airplane to the atoll is 3,729 meters. What is the height of the plane to the nearest meter?
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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? An airplane pilot over the Pacific sights an atoll at an angle of depression of 7 degrees. At this time, the horizontal distance from the airplane to the atoll is 3,729 meters. What is the height of the plane to the nearest meter? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/5383b347e4b05a9ada0c84acashley1371401140067213941080719201335228pm816559023.gif

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Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is there any answers to it

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok it sounds to me like you are working with sin and cosine and tangent correct?

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so the image you showed me we need to find the x which is the height of the airplane from the ground

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x would be one of the legs

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we alraedy have the degree soooo....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your doing good so far.

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what would we use for it sin cosine or tan

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you asking me because you are confused?

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no what do u think we should use

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well You tell me, this is a challenge that I am giving. You are getting the right idea so far.

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so i believe we would use tan

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the equation would tan 7=3,729/x right?

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the equation would tan 7=3,729/x right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are doing it right.

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah im trying to find the answer

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i would multiply divide by the numerator right

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont think that is it thought

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that part of the way to get there or did i go off track

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you went off track.

Saiyan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk then thx for ur time bye
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