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    I need some help understanding how to get the value of 'x'. The angle is 17 degrees and the book gives an answer of 0.90375.
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    Because, in traingle QMC:
    angle QCM = theta = 17 degree
    MC = 1.125
    hence,
    QM = 1.125*tan(17) = 1.125*0.30573 = ...

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