Mark M. answered • 06/04/21

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram!

w represents the length of the wire.

cos 48° = 75 / w

Can you solve for w and answer?

Abraham M.

asked • 06/04/21A 250-foot weather tower used to measure wind speed has a guy wire attached to it 75 feet above the ground. The angle between the wire and the vertical tower is 48 degrees. Approximate the length of the guy wire (to the nearest foot).

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Mark M. answered • 06/04/21

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Draw and label a diagram!

w represents the length of the wire.

cos 48° = 75 / w

Can you solve for w and answer?

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