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anonymous
 one year ago
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A shooting star forms a right triangle with the Earth and the Sun, as shown below:
A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Sun and the shooting star. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun.
anonymous
 one year ago
please help!! will medal and fan A shooting star forms a right triangle with the Earth and the Sun, as shown below: A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Sun and the shooting star. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im thinking you can just use the distance formula but i feel like theres more

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hero @pooja195 hey can you guys pls help me??

lncognlto
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I haven't done trig in ages, but I do believe that cos x = BC/y. So that should give the distance between the earth and the sun.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank you so much!! i appreciate your help
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