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from a height of 40 m above sea level, two ships are traveling due west. the angles of depression are 45 degrees and 60 degrees. how far apart are the ships?

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  1. draw the figure.

    distanceto farterst=40/tan45

    ditance to closest= 40/tan60

    how fare apart= 40 (1/tan45-1/tan60)

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