# geometry

Ralph the monkey is looking down at a 31° angle from the top of a tree. There are bananas on the ground 12.4 ft from the base of the tree. If Ralph flies down from the tree at a diagonal path, shown in the diagram by x, what distance would he travel? Round to the nearest hundredth.

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1. Not knowing the path without a diagram, I don't have a clue.

However, the slant distance is

12.4/sin31

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