Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

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

Chapter 6 - Review Exercises - Page 500: 39



Work Step by Step

The vertical rise is the opposite side of the right triangle. The distance of 3.5 kilometers is the hypotenuse. $sin~1.2°=\frac{opp}{hyp}$ $sin~1.2°=\frac{vertical~rise}{3.5}$ $vertical~rise=3.5~sin~1.2°=0.0733~km$ $vertical~rise=73.3~m$
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