# Thread: Trigonometry Word Problem Assignment

1. ## Trigonometry Word Problem Assignment

Two airplanes leave the same airport in opposite directions. At 2 pm the angle of elevation from the airport to the first plane is 28 degrees and to the second plane is 19 degrees. The elevation of the first plane is 9km and the second plane is 7.2km. Find the air distance between the two airplanes. Show all your work and draw an appropriate and relative accurate diagram.

Hope you can help,

Thanks!

2. ## Re: Trigonometry Word Problem Assignment

Originally Posted by kocmpo
Two airplanes leave the same airport in opposite directions. At 2 pm the angle of elevation from the airport to the first plane is 28 degrees and to the second plane is 19 degrees. The elevation of the first plane is 9km and the second plane is 7.2km. Find the air distance between the two airplanes. Show all your work and draw an appropriate and relative accurate diagram.!
THAT ​is a great idea. Why don't you show some effort?

3. ## Re: Trigonometry Word Problem Assignment

Originally Posted by kocmpo
Two airplanes leave the same airport in opposite directions. At 2 pm the angle of elevation from the airport to the first plane is 28 degrees and to the second plane is 19 degrees. The elevation of the first plane is 9km and the second plane is 7.2km. Find the air distance between the two airplanes. Show all your work and draw an appropriate and relative accurate diagram.

Hope you can help,

Thanks!