Hannah L.

asked • 06/14/16

Trigonometry

from the top of a building a person spots two boats out on the lake. the angle of depression from the person to one of the boats is 48 degrees, the angle of depression from the person to the other boat is 20 degrees. how far apart are the boats if the person is 10 meters above the ground

3 Answers By Expert Tutors

By:

Sanhita M. answered • 06/15/16

Tutor
4.7 (11)

Mathematics and Geology

Darryl K. answered • 06/14/16

Tutor
New to Wyzant

Experienced Math Tutor

Darryl K.

I made a mistake when I subtracted 90 - 48.  It should 42 degrees.
Report

06/15/16

Mark M. answered • 06/14/16

Tutor
5.0 (243)

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.