posted by Ashley .
From the top of a lighthouse 55ft above sea level, the angle of depression to a small boat is 11.3 degrees. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the boat?
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55/d = tan 11.3
d = 55/tan11.3 = 275 feet
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