# Trigonometry

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A space shuttle pilot flying over the suez canal finds that the angle of depression to one end of the canal is 38.25 degrees and the angle of depression to the other end is 52.75 degrees. If the canal is 100.6 miles long, find the altitude of the space shuttle

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