San P.

# please answer this trig question asap my homework is due today

Question:

(please answer this question asap I really need help by today since my homework is due today and if possible can you provide the formula you used?)

﻿

Two walls of a canyon form the walls of a steady flowing river. From a point on the shorter wall, the angle of elevation to the top of the opposing wall is 20° and the angle of depression to the bottom of the opposing wall is 260 feet. Using the appropriate right triangle solving strategies, solve for the following: (Do not round intermediate calculated values. Only the final answer should be rounded to one decimal place.)

ibb.co/vvF1Hcy (picture/image)

the height of the short wall (x)

the height of the tall wall (y)

the distance between the canyon walls (z)

x = ___ feet

y = ___ feet

z = ___ feet

Provided image: ibb.co/vvF1Hcy

Reason for asking: My reason for asking is because I have many questions like this on my homework sheet but the problem is I don't know how to answer them. I was/am hoping that someone would answer the question and go over the steps so that I can understand and try to use it in my other questions.

Due: Today

Thanks for the help.

Touba M.

tutor
please one more time check the problem "the angle of depression to the bottom of the opposing wall is 260 feet. " this part has a problem
Report

07/16/21

## 3 Answers By Expert Tutors

By:

Tutor
New to Wyzant

Math tutor in courses from algebra to calculus

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

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

#### OR

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