Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 6 - 6.2 - Right Triangle Trigonometry - 6.2 Exercises - Page 443: 65a



Work Step by Step

The wire is the hypotenuse of the right triangle. Let the measure of the wire be $x$: $sin~θ=\frac{opp}{hyp}$ $sin~43°=\frac{150}{x}$ $x=\frac{150}{sin~43°}$ (Use a calculator to evaluate $sin~43°$) $x=219.94$
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