November 29, 2015

Homework Help: Math grade 11

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9:27pm.

An observer in a hot air balloon some distance away from the aqueduct determines that the angle of each depression to each end is 54 degrees and 71 degrees. The closest end of the aqueduct is 270 m from the balloon. Calculate the length of the aqueduct to the nearest tenth of a metre

Answer: 299.8 m

I confused, i tried using sine law
these were my calculations but some how i'm not getting the right answer

sin54/270=sin 109/x

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