# pre-calc

posted by .

jessica is standing 2 miles from the center of the base of pikes peak and looking at the summit of the mountain which is 1.4 miles from the base, what angle of elevation is jessica looking at the summit of the mountain?

• pre-calc -

tan x = 1.4/2
x = 35 degrees

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math 116

From a base elevation of 8400 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14831 ft over a horizontal distance of 15836 ft. find the grade of the peak.
2. ### algebra

from a base elevation of 7900 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14827 ft over a horizontal distance of 15838 ft. find the grade of the peak. A: 44%
3. ### math

from a base elevation of 8500 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14595 ft over a horizontal distance of 15842 ft. find the grade of the peak.
4. ### math

from a base elevation of 76000 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14321 ft over a horizontal distance of 15841 find the grade of the peak
5. ### Math

From a base elevation of 7000 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14507 ft over a horizontal distance of 15842 ft. find the grade of the peak.
6. ### MATH

from a base elevation of 8600ft a mountain peak in Colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14660ft over a horizontal distance of 15838ft find the grade of the peak
7. ### math

from a base elevation of 8600ft a mountain peak in Colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14660ft over a horizontal distance of 15838ft find the grade of the peak . the grade of the peak is ?
8. ### algebra

from a base elevation of 9600 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14,307 ft over the horizontal distance of 15,850 ft, what is the grade of the peak?
9. ### algebra

From a base elevation of 6600ft, a mountain peak in Colorado rises to summit elevation of 14,545ft over a horizontal distance of 15,839ft. The grade of the peak is blank%
10. ### algebra

From a base elevation of 6600ft, a mountain peak in Colorado rises to summit elevation of 14,545ft over a horizontal distance of 15,839ft. The grade of the peak is blank%

More Similar Questions