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A boat travels for 8 kilometers in a straight line from the dock. It is then sighted from a lighthouse which is 6.5 kilometers from the dock. The angle determined by the dock, the lighthouse(vertex), and the boat is 25 degrees. How far is the boat from the lighthouse?

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