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Homework Help: trigonometry

Posted by Winsel on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 10:20am.

An observer at A looks due north and sees a meteor with an angle of elevation of 70deg. At the same instant, another observer 30miles east of A, sees the same meteor and apprroximates its position as N 50deg W but fails to note its angle of elevation. Find the height of the meteor and its distance form A.

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