Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 11 - Section 11.3 - The Tangent Ratio and Other Ratios - Exercises: 15

Answer

$x\approx7.5$ $z\approx14.2$

Work Step by Step

$\tan32^{\circ}=\frac{x}{12}$ $12\times\tan32^{\circ}=x$ $x\approx7.5$ $\cos32^{\circ}=\frac{12}{z}$ $z=\frac{12}{\cos32^{\circ}}$ $z\approx14.2$
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