# In traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain in front of you. Its angle of elevation to the peak is 3.5 degrees. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. Approximate

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### Math

In traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain in front of you. Its angle of elevation to the peak is 3.5 degrees. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. Approximate the height of the mountain.

### Math

In traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain in front of you. Its angle of elevation to the peak is 3.5 degrees. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. Approximate the height of the mountain.

### Math

In traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain in front of you. Its angle of elevation to the peak is 3.5 degrees. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. Approximate the height of the mountain.

### MATH

In traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain in front of you. Its angle of elevation to the peak is 3.5 degrees. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. Approximate the height of the mountain.

### Trigonometry

Height of a mountain While traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain directly in front of you. The angle of elevation to the peak is 2.5°. After you drive 18 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 10°. Approximate the height of the mountain.

### Trigonometry

In travelling across flat land, you notice a mountain directly in front of you. Its angle of elevation (to the peak) is 4.5°. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9.5°.

### Math

Traveling across a flat land you notice a mountain of f in the distance with an angle of elevations 3.5 degrees. You walk toward the mountain 13 more miles and now the angle of elevation is 9 degrees. How tall is the mountain?

### trigonometry

as you walk on a straight level path toward a mountain, the measure of the angle of elevation to the peak from one point is 33 degrees. From a point 1000 feet closer, the angle of elevation is 35 feet. How high is the mountain?

### Maths

Say I'm at an unknown distance from a mountain, called point P, and I estimate the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is 13.5 degrees. Then I move to point N, which is 100 meters closer to the mountain, and I estimate the angle of elevation to be 14.8 degrees. What ...

### math trigonometry

From on point on the ground the angle of elevation to the peak of a mountain is 10.38 degrees and from another pont 15,560 feet closer to the mountain, the anle of elevation is 14.67 degrees. Both point are due south of the mountain. What is the height of the mountain? My ...

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A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is 25 degrees. From a point 1225 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the ...

### Trig

Can you please help with this trig question: The angle of elevation to the top of a nearby mountain is 46 degrees. After walking 1 km toward the mountain, you determine the angle of elevation to be 68 degrees. How high is the mountain? Thank you for all your help.

### trigonometry

A helicopter hovers at an altitude that is 2000 feet above a mountain peak of altitude 5280 feet. A second taller peak, is viewed from both the mountain top and the helicopter. From the helicopter, the angle of depression is 43° 55'. From the mountain top, the angle of ...

### trigonometry

a surveyor finds that from Point A on the ground the angle of elevation to the top of a mountin is 23 degrees. when he is at point B that is 1/4 closer to the base of the mountain the angle of elevation is 43 degrees. how high is the moutnain? One mile =5280 feet. (Assume that...

### Math

a surveyor is 3 miles from a mountain. The angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the mountain is 15 degrees. What is the height of the mountain?

### Physics

you are driving up a long, inclined road. After 1.2 miles you notice that signs along the roadside indicate that your elevation has increased by 530ft. a. What is the angle of the road above the horizontal? b . How far do you have to drive to gain an additional 150ft of ...

### PreCal

Angel of Elevation: You are skiing down a mountain with a vertical height of 1500 feet. The distance from the top of the mountain to the base is 3000 feet. What is the angle of elevation from the base to the top of the mountain? Traveling at 25 miles per hour, how long does it...

### trig

A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is 24. From a point 1000 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the angle of ...

### pre-cal

A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is . From a point 1500 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the angle of ...

### physics

A woman measures the angle of elevation from her current location to a mountaintop to be 12.0°. After walking 1.10 km closer to the mountain on level ground, she measures the angle again and finds it to be 14.0°. What is the height of the mountain?

### math

if someone could please help that would be muchly appreciated. A group of mountain climbers are using trigonometry to find the height of a mountain located in the rockies. From point A, which is due west of the mountain, the angle of elevation to the top is 56 degrees. From ...

### math

A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is 27∘. From a point 1000 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the ...

### pre-calc

jessica is standing 2 miles from the center of the base of pikes peak and looking at the summit of the mountain which is 1.4 miles from the base, what angle of elevation is jessica looking at the summit of the mountain?

### Math

Aztec Peak in Arizona is the highest mountain in the Sierra Ancha Mountain Range. If the elevation of Aztec Peak is divisible by 2, is the elevation 7,963 or 7,964 feet? Explain your answer,using the rules of divisibility.______________

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A group of mountain climbers are using trigonometry to find the height of a mountain located in the Rockies. From point A, which is due west of the mountain, the angle of elevation to the top is 56 degrees. From point B, which is due east of the mountain, the angle of ...

### Trigonometry

a person standing 400 feet from the base of a mountain measures the angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the mountain to be 25 degrees, the person then walk 500 feet straight back and measures the angle of elevation to now be 20 degrees, how tall is the mountain?

### trig

Bob is driving along a straight and level road straight toward a mountain. at some point on his trip he measures the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain and finds it to be 23 degrees 42 minutes. he then drives 1 mile more and measures the angle of elevation to be 30 ...

### Algebra 1A

From a base elevation of 8200 ft. a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14588 ft. over a horizonal distance of 15842 ft. find the grade of the peak. The grade of the peak. The grade of the peak is %. Round to the nearest tenth as needed. Someone help ...

### trig

A tunnel for a new highway is to be cut through a mountain that is 260 feet high. At a distance of 200 feet from the base of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 36 degrees. From a distance of 150 feet on the other side of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 47 degrees...

### trig

A tunnel for a new highway is to be cut through a mountain that is 260 feet high. At a distance of 200 feet from the base of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 36 degrees. From a distance of 150 feet on the other side of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 47 degrees...

### trig

Sandra wants to find the height of a moutain. From her first location on the ground, she finds the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain to be 35 degrees 15 minutes. After moving 1000 meters closer to the moutain on level ground, she finds the elevation to be 50 ...

### algebra

from a base elevation of 6800 ft, a mountain peak rises to a summit elevation of 14478ft over a horizontal distance of 15845 ft. find the grade of peak. the grade of the peak is ___ %

### math

from a base elevation of 8600ft a mountain peak in Colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14660ft over a horizontal distance of 15838ft find the grade of the peak . the grade of the peak is ? %

### math

on a drive through allegheny county,natalie drove due west for 9 miles,then turned left and proceeded to drive due south.after traveling 12 miles south,what was the straight 12 miles line distance between where natalie startd and where she ended her drive? 1] 13 miles 2] 14 ...

### Algebra

Well someone please help me with this problem!!!!!!!!!!!! From a base elevation of 8200ft. a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14701ft.over a horizontal distance of 15838 ft. Find the grade of the peak. The grade of the peak is what percent? (Round to ...

### algebra

from a base elevation of 9600 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14,307 ft over the horizontal distance of 15,850 ft, what is the grade of the peak?

### algebra

from a base elevation of 7900 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14827 ft over a horizontal distance of 15838 ft. find the grade of the peak. A: 44%

### math

from a base elevation of 8500 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14595 ft over a horizontal distance of 15842 ft. find the grade of the peak.

### math

from a base elevation of 76000 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14321 ft over a horizontal distance of 15841 find the grade of the peak

### Math

From a base elevation of 7000 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14507 ft over a horizontal distance of 15842 ft. find the grade of the peak.

### MATH

from a base elevation of 8600ft a mountain peak in Colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14660ft over a horizontal distance of 15838ft find the grade of the peak

### algebra

From a base elevation of 6600ft, a mountain peak in Colorado rises to summit elevation of 14,545ft over a horizontal distance of 15,839ft. The grade of the peak is blank%

### algebra

From a base elevation of 6600ft, a mountain peak in Colorado rises to summit elevation of 14,545ft over a horizontal distance of 15,839ft. The grade of the peak is blank%

### Triganometry

To measure a stone face carved on the side of a mountain, two sightings 407 feet from the base of the mountain are taken. If the angle of elevation to the bottom of the face is 36 degrees and the angle of elevation to the top of the face is 67 degrees, what is the height of ...

### Math 116

From a base elevation of 8400 ft, a mountain peak in colorado rises to a summit elevation of 14831 ft over a horizontal distance of 15836 ft. find the grade of the peak.

### physics

A ship maneuvers to within 2500m of an island's 1800m high mountain peak and fires a projectile at an enemy ship 610m on the other side of the peak. If the ship shoots the projectile with an initial velocity of 250m/s at an angle of 75 degrees. how close to the enemy ship does...

### Physics

A ship maneuvers to within 2500 m of an island's 1800 m high mountain peak and fires a projectile at an enemy ship 610 m on the other side of the peak, as illustrated in Figure 3-29. If the ship shoots the projectile with an initial velocity of v = 256 m/s at an angle of θ...

### algebra

from a base elevation of 9800 feet a mountain peak in colorado rises to the summit elevation over a horizontal distance of 15,842 feet. find the grade of the peak

### math

angle of elevation of the top of a mountain to a man is 45degree.if we walk along a slope of 30 degree of the mountain 100 meters then the angle of elevation of the top of mountain becomes 60 degree.find the height of the mountain.

### Trigonometry

Mountain Descent A road sign at the top of a mountain indicates that for the next 4 miles the grade is 12%. Find the angle of the grade and the change in elevation for a car descending the mountain.

### Precalculus

From a point on ground level, you measure the angle of elevation to the top of a moutain to be 38 degrees. Then you walk 200 m fartheraway from the mountain and find that the angle of elevation is now 20 degrees. Find the height of the mountain. Round the answer to the nearest...

### algebra

2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of ...

### Algebra

2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of ...

### ALGEBRA

2. The equation D=2.2√ h gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. If Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,275 feet in elevation, how far can you see to the horizon ...

### physics

A mountaintop is a height y above the level ground. A woman measures the angle of elevation of the mountaintop to be θ when she is a horizontal distance x from the mountaintop. After walking a distance d closer to the mountain, she measures the angle of elevation of the ...

### ALGEBRA (MAT 117)

2. The D = 1.2(sqrt)h equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon ...

### ALGEBRA-MAT 117

The equation D=1.2(SQRT)H gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. A. Solve this equation for h. B. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from ...

### Math

A rocket shoots straight up from the launch-pad. Five seconds after lift-off, an observer 2 miles away notes that the rocket's angle of elevation is 3.5 degrees. Four seconds later the angle of elevation is 41 degrees. How far did the rocket rise during those 4 seconds.

### trigonometric

A person standing 600 ft from the base of a mountain measures the angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the mountain to be 25°. The person then walks 800 ft straight back and measures the angle of elevation to now be 20°. How tall is the mountain?

### Math please help!!

An engineer sees that the angle of elevation to a vertical tower is 45 degrees. When he moves 40 feet closer to the tower on the same straight, level path, he sees that the angle of elevation becomes 55 degrees. How tall is the tower?

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

from a particular point the angle of elevation of the top of a church spire is 35 degrees. walking 30 metres closer to the church the angle of elevation of the top of the spire increases by 20 degrees. a. how far from the church was the second elevation taken? b. calculate the...

### math

An engineer sees that the angle of elevation to a vertical tower is 45 degrees. When he moves 40 feet closer to the tower on the same straight, level path, he sees that the angle of elevation becomes 55 degrees. How tall is the tower?

### Trig

From a point A on the ground, the angle of elevation to the top of a tall building is 24.1 degrees. From a point B, which is 600 ft closer to the building, the angle of elevation is measured to be 30.2 degrees. Find the height of the building. PLEASE HELP ME!

### Pre calc

You are standing at the peak of a mountain that is 14000 feet above sea level. The angle of depression from this peak to a nearby smaller peak is 4°. On your map, these two peaks are represented by points that are 1 inch apart. If each inch on your map represents 1.2 miles, ...

### Pre-Calc

The peak of a mountain is observed from the base and from the top of a tower 180 ft high. Find the height of the mountain above the base of the tower is the angles of elevation of the peak are 21 degree 35’ and 24 degree 48’

### trig

A communication tower is 34m tall. Jane stands somewhere in front of the tower to the right and measures the angle of elevation to be 70 degrees. Bill stands somewhere in front of the tower to the left and measures the angle of elevation to be 50 degrees. How far apart are ...

### math

A communication tower is 34m tall. Jane stands somewhere in front of the tower to the right and measures the angle of elevation to be 70 degrees. Bill stands somewhere in front of the tower to the left and measures the angle of elevation to be 50 degrees. How far apart are ...

### algebra

2. The equation D=1.2 square h gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from ...

### math

The angle of elevation from a boat to the top of a cliff is 42 degrees. When the boat moves 15 feet closer to the cliff, the angle of elevation increases to 54 degrees. How tall is the cliff?

### Trigonometry application

I need help with this problem. am having trouble solving this. A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.7 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. What is the distance to the...

### Pre-Calculus

A road sign at the top of a mountain indicates that for the next 4 miles the grade is 12%. Find the angle of the grade and the change in elevation for a car descending the mountain.

### Trig

The angle of elevation to the top of a building from a point on the ground is 39 degrees. From a point 50 feet closer to the building, the angle of elevation is 48 degrees. What is the height of the building?

### Trigonometry

I am having trouble solving this. A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.7 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. What is the distance to the rocket from telescope B at ...

### Math

to measure the height of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, a person stands away from the base and measures the angle of elevation to the top of the tower to be 60 degrees. Moving 210 feet closer, the angle of elevation to the top of the tower is 70 degrees. How tall is the Eiffel Tower?

### Trigonometry

At a point on a level ground, the angle of elevationof a mountain top B is 42deg36min. At a pointD350 meters nearer the mountain, the angle of elevation is 51deg 43 min. Find the height of the mountain?

### math help

on a drive through allegheny county, natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. after traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where natalie started and where she ended her drive?

### algebra

from a base elevation of 9500 ft., a mountain rises to a summit elevation of 14318 ft. over a horizontal distance of 15847 ft. would the grade of the peak be 3.3%

### Math

An airplane in Australia is flying at a constant altitude of 2 miles and a constant speed of 600 miles per hour on a straight course that will take it directly over a kangaroo on the ground. How fast is the angle of elevation of the kangaroo's line of sight increasing when the...

### algebra

Please help me with this from a base elevation of 9500 ft., a mountain rises to a summit elevation of 14318 ft. over a horizontal distance of 15847 ft. would the grade of the peak be 3.3%

### physics

1) A T-shirt cannon at a basketball game launches shirts to the upper level at 55 m/s with an angle of 52 degrees. Find the height (dy) of the seats if it takes 4.5 seconds to land in the seats. 2) A soccer ball is kicked on a flat field by the goalie at an initial velocity of...

### algebra

from a base elevation of 9500 ft., a mountain rises to a summit elevation of 14318 ft. over a horizontal distance of 15847 ft. I cannot figure out the grade of the peak. Can someone please help me?

### Math

A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.9 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their anlges of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. what is the distance to the rocket from telescope B at he moment when both tracking ...

### Trig

A weather balloon is sighted between points A and B which are 5 miles apart on level ground. The angle of elevation of the balloon from A is 37 degrees and it's angle of elevation from B is 58 degrees. Find the height, in feet, of the balloon above the ground.

### precal 2

At an altitude of 2000 feet, Ace is flying toward a mountain (a vertical rock face). If the angle of elevation from the plane to the top of the mountain is 20o and the angle of depression to the base of the mountain is 6o, then how high is the mountain (to the nearest foot)? ...

### Trig

From a point 120 feet from the base of a plant building the angle of elevation to the roof line of the building is 38 degrees. The angle of elevation to the top of an antenna is 43 degrees. The antenna is attached to the nearest edge of the roof and the ground is flat. The ...

### geometry

if a plane leaves a horizontal at an angle of 60 degrees and at 1 minute reaches a point of 12 miles how fast is the plane going.... "reaches a point of 12 miles" is ambiguous. Do you mean 12 miles in the air (elevation), perpendicular to the ground? Or, do you mean 12 miles ...

### Physics

When driving west toward the Rocky Mountains, you see a peak 3.0 above the horizon. Your GPS gives your current elevation as 1630 , and according to the map, you're 28.5 (horizontally) from the peak. Find the peak's elevation

### college physics

A 565 N mountain climber moves across a rope strung across a canyon. When she is more than halfway across, she notices the rope makes a 10.0 degree angle (from horizontal) behind her and a 25.0 degree angle (from horizontal) ahead of her. What are the tensions in the rope in ...

### Physics

A 565 N mountain climber moves across a rope strung across a canyon. When she is more than halfway across, she notices the rope makes a 10 degree angle (from horizontal) behind her and a 25 degree angle (from horizontal) ahead of her. What are the tensions in the rope in front...

### Trigonometry

The angle elevation from a point A to the top of the Washington Monument is 32 degrees. From point B, which is not the same line but 55 feet closer to the monument, the angle elevation to the top is 38 degrees. Find the height of the Washington Monument.

### Pre-calculus

As you drive down a mountain, you see a sign that says there is a 6 degree grade over the next 5 miles. What is the change in elevation over that 5 mile stretch?

### Trigonometry

Hi! The question is really confusing to me. I can't sketch/visualize the problem. :( From a given position an observer notes that the angle of elevation of a rock is 47 degrees. After walking 1000 feet towards the rock, up a slope of 32 degrees, he finds the angle of elevation...

### Calculus

A ship sailing parallel to shore sights a lighthouse at an angle of 12 degrees from its direction of travel. After traveling 5 miles farther, the angle is 22 degrees. At that time, how far is the ship from the lighthouse?