Mark M. answered • 11/14/17

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram!

d / 240000 = tan 0.5°

You should be able to solve for d and answer?

K w.

asked • 11/14/17a) How far has the beam diverged from its assigned target when it reaches the moon? (The distance from

the earth to the moon is 240,000 miles.)

the earth to the moon is 240,000 miles.)

b) The radius of the moon is about 1,000 miles. Will the beam strike the moon?

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Mark M. answered • 11/14/17

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram!

d / 240000 = tan 0.5°

You should be able to solve for d and answer?

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