Artavius J.

asked • 11/16/19

what is the altitude of the climber?

Two search teams spot a stranded climber on a mountain. The first search team is 0.5 miles from the second search team, and both teams are on the same side of the mountain at an altitude of 1 mile. The angle of elevation from the first search team to the stranded climber is 14°. The angle of elevation from the second search team to the climber is 22°. What is the altitude of the climber? Round to the nearest tenth of a mile.


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