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Posted by Clare on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 5:59pm.

Marion is observing the launch of a space shuttle from the command center. When she first sees the shuttle, the angle of elevation to it is 16. Later, the angle of elevation is 74. If the command center is 1 mi from the launch pad, how far did the shuttle travel while Marion was watching? Round to the nearest tenth of a mile.

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