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Homework Help: trig

Posted by Dan on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 11:19am.

The captain of a ship at sea sights a lighthouse which is 120 feet tall.

The captain measures the the angle of elevation to the top of the lighthouse to be 19 ^\circ.

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

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