Posted by **AwesomeGuy** on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:24pm.

Two fire towers are 30 km apart, tower A being due west of tower B. A fire is spotted from the towers, and the bearings from A and B are E 14° N and W 34° N, respectively. Find the distance d of the fire from the line segment AB.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:28am
Find the 3 angles of the triangle, then use law of sines to find a, the side opposite angle A

then, d = a sin34°

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**Alina**, Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 1:36pm
29.3

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