Posted by **Gayle** on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 12:22pm.

Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250 degrees (clockwise from the north).

a. Choose 2 locations for A and B and us a protractor and a straightedge to locate the source of the smoke.

b. Explain how the forest rangers could find the location of the fire.

c. Describe other situations in which location can be determined by similar methods.

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