ckenn
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A right angle triangle is shown with acute angle on base equal to 50 degrees and the length of base equal to 115 meters. Which of the following can be used to calculate the height of the river dam? a. 115 divided by cos 50 degrees b. 115 cos 50° c. 115 tan 50° d. 115 divided by sin 50 degrees
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ckenn
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okay! (:

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IHelpYouLearn
  • IHelpYouLearn
@ckenn I truly can't figure out this! I'm sorry, I tried several times I promise :) If you ever have anymore I would offer to help!
ckenn
  • ckenn
thanks anyways I know it's a challenging problem! (: I'll become a fan anyways
ckenn
  • ckenn
@welshfella do you think you could help me?
IHelpYouLearn
  • IHelpYouLearn
@math&ing001 Do you think you could help?
welshfella
  • welshfella
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welshfella
  • welshfella
HinT:- use the tangent (opposite/adjacent)
ckenn
  • ckenn
is it "C" ?
welshfella
  • welshfella
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welshfella
  • welshfella
tan 50 = H / 115 solve for H
ckenn
  • ckenn
how do you do that
ckenn
  • ckenn
I'm so sorry I'm going completely blank
welshfella
  • welshfella
cross multiply |dw:1446765656365:dw|
welshfella
  • welshfella
H = 115 tan 50
ckenn
  • ckenn
oh so 5750
welshfella
  • welshfella
???
welshfella
  • welshfella
115 * tan 50 = 115 tan 50
ckenn
  • ckenn
oh well thank you so much (:
welshfella
  • welshfella
yw

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