Posted by Karen on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:03am.
A highway makes an angle of 6 with the horizontal.This angle is maintained for a horizontal distance of 5 miles.To the nearest hundredth of a mile, how high does the highway rise in this 5 mile section?Show the steps you use to find the distance.

Geometry Part 2  Steve, Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:47am
Draw a diagram
tan 6° = d/5
d = 0.53 mi

5th grade math 126  Maria, Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:38am
Using

Geometry Part 2  Anonymous, Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:28am
A forest ranger spots a fire from a 28foot tower. The angle of depression from the tower to the fire is 11 .
To the nearest foot, how far is the fire from the base of the tower? Show the steps you use to find the solution.
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