## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning

# Chapter 6 - P.S. Problem Solving - Page 505: 5b

#### Answer

$x=3705~ft$

#### Work Step by Step

Let $\theta$ be the angle between $d$, the hypotenuse, and the vertical side of the right triangle: $\theta=90°-39°=51°$ $tan~\theta=\frac{opp}{adj}$ $tan~51°=\frac{x}{3000}$ $x=3000~tan~51°\approx3705$

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