Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

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

Chapter 8 - 8.2 - Law of Cosines - 8.2 Exercises - Page 574: 47


x = 103.91 ft

Work Step by Step

NOTE: The distance the center fielder has to run is defined as x. To solve this problem, we can use the Standard form of the Law of Cosines. $x^{2} = 330^{2} + 420^{2} - (2)(330)(420)cos(8^{o})$ x = 103.91 ft
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