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The ramp for the start of the flying fox is 3 meters long and forms an angle of 78 with the ground. Find the height between the top of the flying fox and the ground

 Jun 7, 2019

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If I understand correctly, the ramp looks like this:

 

 

sin( angle )  =  opposite / hypotenuse

 

sin( 78° )  =  height / 3        , where height is in meters.

 

3 sin( 78° )  =  height

 

height  ≈  2.934

 Jun 7, 2019
 #1
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Best Answer

If I understand correctly, the ramp looks like this:

 

 

sin( angle )  =  opposite / hypotenuse

 

sin( 78° )  =  height / 3        , where height is in meters.

 

3 sin( 78° )  =  height

 

height  ≈  2.934

hectictar Jun 7, 2019

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