1. You are hiking up a mountain peak. You begin at a trailhead whose elevation is about 7500 ft. The trail ends near the summit whose elevation is about 2.5 miles. The horizontal distance between the two points is about 18200 ft.. Estimate the angle of elevation from the trailhead to the summit. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree.
2. Marion is observing the launch of a space shuttle from the command center. When she first sees the shuttle, the angle of elevation to it is 16 degrees. Later, the angle of elevation is 74 degrees. If the command center is 1 mile from the launch pad, how far did shuttle travel while Marion was watching. Round to the nearest tenth of a mile.
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