Posted by jaydene on Monday, July 12, 2010 at 7:39am.
two trees r on oposite sides of a river..a cable is atatched at the top of one treen the bottom of another.the length of the cable is 45m the angle is 33 degrees ..q:wats the horizontal distance bewen the two trees

trig  drwls, Monday, July 12, 2010 at 8:43am
45 m*cos33 = 37.7 m is the horizontal separation distance
The height of the tree with the cable at the top is 45 m*sin 33 = 24.5 m