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  • one year ago

Two weather tracking stations are on the equator 146 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 35°E from the western station and on a bearing of N 23°E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the western station?

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  1. anonymous
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  2. welshfella
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    find the values of the 3 internal angles then use the sine rule

  3. anonymous
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    12 ,55 ,113

  4. welshfella
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    146 / sin 12 = x / ____

  5. welshfella
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    can you fill in the blank?

  6. anonymous
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    146 / sin 12 = x / sin 113 ?

  7. welshfella
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    right good job

  8. anonymous
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    so would i do 146(sin55)/(sin12)?

  9. welshfella
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    no not sin(55)

  10. welshfella
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    the angle opposite the distance from the west station is 113

  11. anonymous
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    okay so 146(sin113)/(sin12) ? and that would give me the answer?

  12. welshfella
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    yes

  13. anonymous
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    646.39

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