Hannah L.

asked • 07/20/16

Trig word problems please give full answer ASAP

a flagpole casts a 24 foot long shadown when the sun is at an angle of elevation of 65 degrees. how tall is the pole?
a painter needs to reach high up the side of a house to finish a painting job. At what angle with the ground should the painter place a 20 foot ladder so that the top of the ladder reaches exactly 18 feet up the side of the house? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
a boat leaves point A traveling at 20 mph. At the same time, another boat leaves point A traveling at 14 mph in a heading that is 80 degrees from the first boat. After 2 hours, how far apart are the two boats?

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James B. answered • 07/21/16

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