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anonymous
 one year ago
A lamppost, CAB, bent at point A after a storm. The tip of the lamppost touched the ground at point C, as shown below:
Triangle ABC has measure of angle C equal to 60 degrees, measure of angle ABC equal to 90 degrees, and length of BC equal to 14 feet.
What is the height, in feet, of the portion AB of the lamppost?
anonymous
 one year ago
A lamppost, CAB, bent at point A after a storm. The tip of the lamppost touched the ground at point C, as shown below: Triangle ABC has measure of angle C equal to 60 degrees, measure of angle ABC equal to 90 degrees, and length of BC equal to 14 feet. What is the height, in feet, of the portion AB of the lamppost?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0start by drawing a picture and labeling what you know.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you studying trig right now?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No geometry but we get alot of trig questions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know your trig functions?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand i have to use soh cah toa, but i only get one calculation here, and thats the adjacent

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.014 divided by cos 60 degrees 14 tan 60° 14 divided by tan 60 degrees 14 cos 60° these are the options im given.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have enough information to figure out the answer. You have the measure of angle C so use that to your advantage.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in relation to angle C you know the adjacent side and you want to know the opposite side. Which trig function relations opposite and adjacent sides?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the tangent function

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be 14 tan 60?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0perfect, so plug in what you know...you know the angle is 60, you know the adjacent side is 14

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for what you don't know (opposite side)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops, I just saw your answer. Yes, 14 tan 60

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0clear as mud on how we got there?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol thanks you're a life saver, and mind answering a few more questions? Lol more like clear as glass

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have a little bit more time.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok thanks i'll post in another question so i can medal u again.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol, ok :) I used to teach math but don't anymore so this is actually fun for me.
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