# precalculus

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

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I would draw a right-angled triangle, marking the "vertical height" with 1808, and the base angle as 25.2º

does the trig ratio opposite/hypotenuse ring a bell?

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