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Homework Help: Trigonometry (Law of Sine)

Posted by Alianne on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4:04am.

Triangulation can be used to find the location of an object by measuring the angles to the
object from two points at the end of a baseline. Two lookouts 20 miles apart on the coast
spot a ship at sea. Using the figure below find the distance, d, the ship is from shore to the
nearest tenth of a mile.

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