Originally Posted by roinujo1 But we dont know the height. We do, you worked it out to be 5700ft in post 13
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Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) We do, you worked it out to be 5700ft in post 13 So what is the one ajacent to it then.
Originally Posted by roinujo1 So what is the one ajacent to it then. Have you drawn a diagram and labelled everything you know on it?
Originally Posted by mr fantastic Have you drawn a diagram and labelled everything you know on it? yes i drew a right triangle. The longer leg is 18,200 ft. i dont know what the shorter leg is. the hypotenuse is 5700 ft. Thats what i have.
Originally Posted by roinujo1 yes i drew a right triangle. The longer leg is 18,200 ft. i dont know what the shorter leg is. the hypotenuse is 5700 ft. Thats what i have. So what have you learned about right angle triangles when it comes to finding the length of a side ....?
Originally Posted by mr fantastic So what have you learned about right angle triangles when it comes to finding the length of a side ....? Pythagreom Theorm
Originally Posted by roinujo1 Pythagreom Theorm Indeed, but you want to use trig here since you're trying to find an angle. Using SOHCAHTOA you can find the angle since you know the opposite and adjacent
Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) Indeed, but you want to use trig here since you're trying to find an angle. Using SOHCAHTOA you can find the angle since you know the opposite and adjacent So the answer is about 17 degrees?
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