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How far is the person from the boat?

SamJones  Feb 17, 2018
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We know an angle, the opposite side to the angle and we are looking for the hypotenuse.....the sine function relates these.....so we have

 

 

sin (65)  = 15 / d   rearrange as  

 

d  = 15 / sin (65)  ≈  16.6 ft

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Feb 17, 2018

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