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    Trigeometric word problem.

    Hello, I stuck at the following word problem given, which will also be on a test I will have tomorrow, and this is the only question I practically don't understand, and I'm sure a similar question will be on the test, therefore please help and show work.

    Here the problem: Trigeometric word problem.-trigeoprob.png
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    You have an angle to the ground of 6^{\circ}. Hence 1524 \text{ ft} is the opposite and the distance the plane starts is x \text{ ft} which is the hypotenuse.

    Recall SOHCAHTOA and pick the ratio used for when the opposite and hypotenuse are given
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