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Homework Help: pre calculus

Posted by Anonymous on Monday, November 5, 2007 at 4:10pm.

a satellite is launched to take pictures during its orbit. its low and high points over the surface of the earth are 119 and 122800 miles. Find the polar equation if the center of the earth is the focus. assume that the earth has a radius of 4000 miles. Then find how far away that satellite is from where the pictures will be taken ( the earths surface) if it makes a 60 degree angle with the earth.

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