Sin and Cos help word problem I'm pleeeaaase:(?

On the observation platform in the Statue of Liberty

John is approximately 244 feet above ground. He sights

a ship in the harbor and measures the angle of depression

as 18 degrees. (Hint- The angle of depression is the same as the angle of elevation.) Find the distance from the ship to the statue.

Round your answer to two decimal places.

Hint- Round your results for sin, cos, and tan to two decimal places when solving this problem. Example:

sin(35 ) = .5735 =.57

cos(35) = 8191 =.82

tan(35 )= .7002. =.70

1 Answer

  • CwCc
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    244 tan(18)

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