November 26, 2015

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Crystal on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 8:18pm.

3) From two tracking stations A and B, 350 km apart, a UFO is sighted at C above AB making angle CAB = 32 degrees and angle CBA = 54 degrees. Find the height of the UFO.

The answer is 150 km, please explain to me how

4) from a boat on the water, the angle of elevation at the top of the cliff is 31 degrees. From a point 300 m closer, the angle of elevation is 33 degrees. Find the height of the cliff.

Answer is 2411 m

5) from the top of a cliff 185 m high, the angles of depression of two channel buoys in the same line of sight on the water are 13 degrees and 15 degrees. How far apart are the buoys?

The answer is 111 m.

I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out these questions. When I try to do them, I feel like there's missing information. Or I'm misinterpreting the questions. Please help

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