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    law OF SINES WORD PROBLEMS PT.2

    The angles of elevation to an airplane from two points A and B on level ground are 51 degrees and 68 degrees respectively. The points A and B are 2.5 miles apart, and the airplane is east of both points in the same vertical plane. Find the altitude of the plane.

    i got 6.2 miles is that right? if not tell me how you did it
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    Quote Originally Posted by jordangiscool View Post
    The angles of elevation to an airplane from two points A and B on level ground are 51 degrees and 68 degrees respectively. The points A and B are 2.5 miles apart, and the airplane is east of both points in the same vertical plane. Find the altitude of the plane.

    i got 6.2 miles is that right? if not tell me how you did it
    Hi jordangiscool,

    I came up with approximately 6.16 miles. Looks good.
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