Hello, magentarita!

A ship captain sights the angle of elevation of 37° to the top of a lighthouse.

After traveling 250 feet toward the lighthouse, the new angle of elevation is 50°.

There are dangerous rocks 100 feet from the base of the lighthouse.

How close to the rocks is the ship at the time of the second sighting (nearest foor)?The lighthouse is:Code:L * * * | * * | * * | h * * | * 37° * 50° | * - - - - - * - - - - - * A 250 B x M

The ship was at

The ship moves to

Let

In .[1]

In .[2]

Equate [1] and [2]: .

. .

. . feet

Therefore, the ship was about 330 feet from the rocks.