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anonymous
 one year ago
A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Earth and the Sun. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the moon and the Sun.
anonymous
 one year ago
A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Earth and the Sun. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the moon and the Sun.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Elsa213 @kiiraa_x3 @TheWeeknd16 @TheSmartOne @Anikate @AnimalLover8 @maria12vera @Jaynator495 @slade @sweetburger @nono266

AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Pythagorean Theorem. a^2 + b^2 = c^2

AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which only works with right triangles, which this is.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cos x= y/(distance between sun and moon y= Distance between earth and sun Secant x= Distance between moon and sun/y y*secant x= distance between moon and sun

AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nono you are making this complicated.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Idk where to even start explaining this

AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0never mins ask nono

AnimalLover8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was talking about something else

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please ;( @animallover8 @nono266

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Im not sure where to start explaining this or how to put it in words im not even sure how to do the equation I just need to know how to words this

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me put it this way. The angle x is known and distance y ..So using the trigonometric function for adjacent by hypotenuse .the hypotenuse is found which is the distance between the sun and the moon as shown in the figure

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So Is that how I explain it? @nono266
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