Pre Calc
 👍 0
 👎 0
 👁 322

 👍 0
 👎 0
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

physics
A lighthouse that rises 49 ft above the surface of the water sits on a rocky cliff that extends 19 ft from its base. A sailor on the deck of a ship sights the top of the lighthouse at an angle of 30.0 ∘ above the horizontal. If

trig
The captain of a ship at sea sights a lighthouse which is 120 feet tall. The captain measures the the angle of elevation to the top of the lighthouse to be 19 ^\circ. How far is the ship from the base of the lighthouse?

The Tangent Function
Bobby is standing near a lighthouse. He measured the angle formed from where he stood to the top of the lighthouse and it was 30 degrees. Then he backed up 40 feet and measured the angle again and it was 25 degrees. Solve the

Precalculus
1. A man stands 12 feet from a statue. The angle of elevation from the eye level to the top of the statue is 30 degrees, and the angle of depression to the base of the statue is 15. How tall in the statue? 2. Two boats lie on a

calculus
Suppose lighthouse A is located at the origin and lighthouse B is located at coordinates (0,6). The captain of a ship has determined that the ship's distance from lighthouse A is 2 and its distance from lighthouse B is 5. What are

Trigonometry
A person on a ship sailing due south at the rate of 15 miles an hour observes a lighthouse due west at 3p.m. At 5p.m. the lighthouse is 52degrees west of north. How far from the lighthouse was the ship at a)3p.m.? b)5p.m.?

Mathamatics
A ship is due south of a lighthouse. It sails on a bearing of 72* for 34 km when it is then due east of the lighthouse. Choose the one option which is closest to the distance (in km) of the ship from the lighthouse when it lies

Math
Someone answer all of this clearly, I don't get it at all. Suppose a ship is sailing at a rate of 35km/h parellel to a straight shoreline. The ship is 10km from shore when it passes a lighthouse at 11am. Question 6 options: a) Let

PreCalculus
The angle of depression from the top of a 75 ft. lighthouse to a ship out in the ocean is 40*. How far out is the ship from the lighthouse? I've been stuck on this problem for an hour, I know the answer but don't know how to set

Math
A ship is sailing due north. At a certain point the bearing of a lighthouse is N 40∘E and the distance is 15.5. After a while, the captain notices that the bearing of the lighthouse is now S 54.9∘E. How far did the ship travel

Mathematics
The captain of a ship at sea sights a lighthouse which is 300 feet tall. The captain measures the the angle of elevation to the top of the lighthouse to be 21∘ How far is the ship from the base of the lighthouse? ___ feet

Math
A power failure on the bridge of a Great Lakes freighter has resulted in the ship's navigator having to do her own calculations. She measures the angle between the ship's course and a lighthouse on shore as 32°. After the ship
You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.