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Meehan98
 one year ago
Isaac's camp is 5,280 ft from a point directly beneath Mt. Morgan. What is the hiking distance along the ridge if the angle of elevation is 25(degrees) 16 (minutes)
Meehan98
 one year ago
Isaac's camp is 5,280 ft from a point directly beneath Mt. Morgan. What is the hiking distance along the ridge if the angle of elevation is 25(degrees) 16 (minutes)

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Meehan98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm know the answer; I just am confused with the first step because I don't know how to properly draw it. This is what I have, but it's incorrect because I'm supposed to use cosine. dw:1444005671114:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1444010976932:dw \[\sin \theta =\frac{ opposite }{ hypotenuse }\] The hypotenuse would be the ridge distance Distance is d \[\sin 25=\frac{ 5280 }{ d }\] \[d \sin25=5280\] \[d=\frac{ 5280 }{ \sin 25 }\]

Meehan98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! Sorry I took so long to respond!
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