Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 1:34pm.

A plane is 11.9 miles off the ground as it makes its descent to land at the Metropolitan airport (46 miles away). The pilot aims the plane downward at a 12-degree angle. To the nearest mile, what distance will the plane have to travel in the air to land at the airport?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 2:28pm
11.9/d = sin 12°

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