dtan5457
  • dtan5457
A man on the top of a cliff 1000 feet above sea level observes two ships due west of the foot of the cliff. Angle of depression is 56 and 32. Find distance between ships
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  • dtan5457
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dtan5457
  • dtan5457
from there im lost

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Witty_Roger
  • Witty_Roger
angle of depression has to be from the horizontal line....
dtan5457
  • dtan5457
pretty sure thats what i have
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  • Witty_Roger
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dtan5457
  • dtan5457
oh i see it now then what should i do
dtan5457
  • dtan5457
can i assume the other side is also 1000 feet
Witty_Roger
  • Witty_Roger
ur answer is 925.83 feet
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Witty_Roger
  • Witty_Roger
Alternate angle property
Witty_Roger
  • Witty_Roger
so we need AB...which is OB-OA.... from figure we see... tan 56=1000/OA so OA= 1000/tan 56 =674.5 similarly OB= 1000/tan 32 = 1600 hence AB = OB-OA= 1600-674.5= 925.83 ft..
dtan5457
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got it thanks

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