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A small airplane climbs at an angle of 18 degrees with the ground.  Find the horizonal distance it has flown when it has reached an altitude of 800 m.

 Mar 17, 2021
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tan 18° =   800 / H          rearrange as

 

H =  800  / tan 18 °  ≈  2462.15 m

 

 

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 Mar 17, 2021

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