A boat is being pulled into a dock with a rope attached to the boat at water level. when the boat is 12 feet from the dock, the length of the rope from the boat to the dock is 3 feet longer than twice the height of the dock above the water.
- Determine the equation needed to find the height of the dock.
- Find the height of the dock
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Draw the diagram as above:
L = 3 + ...
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