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Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 1:50pm.

- physics?? -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 1:52pm.

- no, trig -
**Damon**, Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 2:13pmNo, trig :)

Draw a sketch, h is height of balloon over bridge

tan 71 h/270

so

h = 270 tan 71 = 784

then

tan 54 = h/x where x is hor dist to other end from balloon

x = h/tan 54 = 570

so total length = 270 + 570 = 840 meters

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