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A pilot is flying over a straight highway. He determines the angles of depression to two mileposts, 3 mi apart, to be ∠x = 35° and ∠y = 45°, as shown in the figure. (Round your answers to two decimal places.)

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  1. review your basic trig functions, and you will that the height h (in miles) can be found using

    h cotx - h coty = 3

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