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Posted by **heather** on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 8:56pm.

- trigonometry -
**Reiny**, Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 9:54pmDid you make a sketch?

According to mine

distance of first car:

tan 35 = 5150/x

x = 5150/tan35

distance for 2nd car:

tan 55 = 5150/y

y = 5150/tan55

total distance between two cars

= x + y

= 5150/tan35 + 5150/tan55 = appr 10961 feet

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