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A plane takes off at an angle of elevation of 15° and travels in a straight line for 3,000 meters. What is the height of the plane above the ground at this instant?

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The height ,H,  is given by :

 

H  =  3000*sin (15°)  ≈  776.5  m

 

 

 

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CPhill  Jun 1, 2017

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