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Let me go ahead and help you start on these questions... Question 1: From the question we can see that we are talking about 2 jets, but we only are concerned with a single variable.  Can you tell me the variable?   Time!   Let t = time that the plane was in flight...

Hi Dalia,   This question is testing whether you know and understand your trig tables.  Here is our table:   Angle     |  Sin (Angle) |  Cos(Angle)  |  Tan (Angle) Degrees 0           |    ...

how to set up (answer)

Hi M,   To start off, we have to determine how many equations we need to solve this problem.  Seeing that the problem involves a "larger number" and a "smaller number" and that we are given 2 different constraints we can be assured that we will need 2 variables...

-5/6t=-1/12 (answer)

Hey Alexis, Jamila Q. gave an awesome response, however there may be another solution depending on your question.  You see: (5/6)t "which is what Jamila Q. solved" is very different than 5/(6t).  If you notice, in the first expression t is in the numerator, which is what Jamila...

Hi Emily, When you get problems like this, its great to start with a picture.  I can't draw it here, but if you draw a giant circle, you can see that the diameter (length from one side of the circle to the other) in the middle of the circle is a LOT bigger than the length of a line drawn...