Posted by **elizabeth** on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 8:15pm.

a ski slope at a mountain has an angle of elevation of 25.2 degrees. the vertical height of the slope is 1808 feet. how long is the ski slope. show diagram

- Trig -
**MathMate**, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 12:10am
If you draw a right triangle to represent the slope, the slope would be the hypotenuse, and the height of the hill is the side opposite the angle 25.2 degrees (with the horizontal).

So by the definition of sin(θ), we get

sin(θ) = opposite / hypotenuse

where θ=25.2 degrees,

opposite = 1808 feet

Can you take it from here?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- precalculus - a ski slope on a mountain has an angle of elevation of 25.2 ...
- Pre Cal - a ski slope on a mountian has an angle of elevation of 25.2 degrees. ...
- Pre Cal - a ski slope on a mountian has an angle of elevation of 25.2 degrees. ...
- PHYSICS!!!!...PLEASE HELP - Ski boots are usually made with releasable bindings...
- Physics - On a recent ski trup to Vermont, Mr Backman wanted to beat Mr S's ski ...
- Physics :(( help please TT - Ski boots are usually made with releasable ...
- physics - A skier slides down a ski slope with an acceleration 2.2 m/s^2 ...
- 9th grade Math - Discuss how you might use the ski slope to help remember the ...
- Algebra - Discuss how you might use the ski slope to help remember the numerical...
- Trigo - A vertical pole is standing on a slope that is inclined at an angle 8 ...

More Related Questions