A Baguio city road is inclined 20degree to the horizontal. If a man jogs 500m along this road, how high above is his starting point?
Anyone know how to diagram and solve this problem? nid help please
From the end of the horizontal line draw a vertical line (so that a right-angle is formed with the horizontal) until it reaches the angle line.
You should now have a right-angled triangle to work with. We know that the hypotenuse is 500m and the angle is 20 degrees. To find the height label the vertical line h and note this opposite the 20degree angle.
We now have an angle and the hypotenuse while needing to find the opposite. Can you recall a trig ratio to use in this situation