anonymous
  • anonymous
The pilot of a rescue helicopter is flying over the ocean at an altitude of 1500 ft. As the pilot is searching, he sees that a lift raft is straight ahead at an angle of depression of 42°. What is the horizontal distance, rounded to the nearest foot, from the helicopter to the lift raft?
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triciaal
  • triciaal
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triciaal
  • triciaal
are you sure that is the angle of depression?
triciaal
  • triciaal
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disqin
  • disqin
@triciaal is it?
disqin
  • disqin
|dw:1441912860188:dw| So \(1400×\tan(90-42)=1665.92\) ft

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