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Homework Help: Pre-Calc

Posted by Gaby on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 5:55pm.

Please help me with this word problem, I can't seem to figure it out.

Both Derek and Sam are 5ft 10in tall. Derek looks at a 10ft basketball goal with an angle of elevation of 29 degrees, and Sam looks at the goal with an angle of elevation of 43 degrees. If Sam is directly in front of derek, how far apart are the boys standing?

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