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a ski slope on a mountian has an angle of elevation of 25.2 degrees. the vertical height of the slope is 1808 feet. how long is the slope?

  • Pre Cal -

    anonymous just gave you the answer.

    Your error was to divide sin25.2 by 1808,
    should have been 1808/sin25.2
    (cross-multiply the equation and you won't make that mistake)
    to get 4246 feet

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    thanks so much!

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