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Homework Help: trig

Posted by tim on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:19pm.

The captain of a ship at sea sights a lighthouse which is 280 feet tall.

The captain measures the the angle of elevation to the top of the lighthouse to be 25.

How far is the ship from the base of the lighthouse?

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