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A man in manhattan is told that his destination is 26 blocks east at 30 degree angle uptown from where he stood on houston street determine how many blocks east and how many blocks uptown from where he stood.

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  1. d = 26cos30 = 22.5 Blocks east.

    d = 26sin30 = 13 Blocks uptown.

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