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ballet_dansur13 A hot-air balloon is rising straight up from a level field and is tracked by a range finder 500 ft from lift-off point. the balloon rises at a rate of 15 feet per second.
A) How fast is the direct distance between the range finder and the ballon changing at 5 seconds
B) how fast is the angle of elevation changing when the ballon is 500 feet high
he gave us a diagram of a right trianle with the hypotenus labeled d and the side labled h and the bottom equalling 500