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Find the height of the central support of the seesaw and explain how to find this.

 

 

Guest Mar 22, 2018

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From the end of the see-saw to point R is 4 feet  (1/2 of the total length, 8)

Now you have a right triangle with hypotenuse of 4

 sin 25 = opp/hyp =  h/4

sin25 = .42262 = h/ 4      h = 1.69 ft

ElectricPavlov  Mar 23, 2018
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From the end of the see-saw to point R is 4 feet  (1/2 of the total length, 8)

Now you have a right triangle with hypotenuse of 4

 sin 25 = opp/hyp =  h/4

sin25 = .42262 = h/ 4      h = 1.69 ft

ElectricPavlov  Mar 23, 2018

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