Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 11 - Section 11.1 - The Sine Ratio and Applications - Exercises: 34

Answer

$911.7$ ft

Work Step by Step

$350\times15=5250$ In $15$ seconds, the airplane flew $5250$ feet. Let $h$ be the increase in altitude of the airplane in 15 seconds. $\sin10^{\circ}=\frac{h}{5250}$ $h=5250\times\sin10^{\circ}$ $h\approx911.7$
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