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Trigonometry Application Word Problems - Fire Center

Researchers at the National Interagency Fire center in Boise , Idaho coordinate many of the firefighting efforts necessary to battle wildfires in the western United States . In an effort to dispatch firefighters for containment , scientists and meteologists attempts to forecast

Trigonometry Application Word Problems

A recent land survey was conducted on a vacant lot where a commercial building is to be erected . The plans for the future building construction call for a building having a roof supported by two sets of beams. The beams in the front are 8 feet high and the back beams

Trigonometry Applications to Word Problems

You have been contacting cartographers and land surveyors to explore how they utilize graphs of functions in their work , and have learned that they create formulas to calculate size and mass. Complete the following problems: 1. A lobster boat is situated due west of a lighthouse. A barge is 12 km south of the lobster boat .

Find the exact value of the sine, cosine, and tangent of angles

1. Find the exact value of the sine, cosine, and tangent of the angle. 11pie/12 2. Find all solutions of the equation in the interval [0, 2pie). Sin(x-5pie/6)-sin(x+ 5pie/6) =1 3. Find the exact value of sin2x using the double angle formula. Please help explain the use of the double angle formula. Sin x=1/7,

Key data regarding Trigonometry

You interviewed an employee of an association representing the tire industry. The federal government mandates safety testing of all tires manufactured in the United States. Recently there has been concern that the rubber used in the tires could deteriorate while in store inventories. In September 2003, a safety group asked the U

Finding the height of the wall.

Elena likes to climb a vertical rock wall at an amusement park. From a point that is 10M from the base of the wall, the angle of the elevation of the top of the wall is 72 degree. What is the height of the wall, to the nearrest metre?

Triangle Word Problems : Finding Perimeter and Area

Caitlyn is a landscaper who is creating a triangular planting garden. The homeowner, Lisa, wants the garden to have two equal sides and contain an angle of 120°. Also, Lisa wants the longest side of the garden to be exactly 6 m. a)How long is the plastic edging that Caitlyn will need to surround the garden? b) What will

Solving for X : Trigonometric Equations (13 Problems)

Use factoring, the quadratic formula, or identities to solve the equations. Find all solutions in the interval (0,2pi) 65. 3 sin²x - 8 sin x - 3 = 0 answer x=3.4814, 5.9433 67. 2 tan²x + 5 tan x + 3 = 0 answer x= 3pi/4, 7pi/4, 2.1588, 5.3004 69. cotxcosx=cosx ans. x=pi/4, pi/2, 5pi/4, 3pi/2 71. cos x csc

Finding the perimeter of a right triangle given hypotenuse

1. The hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle is 9. Find the perimeter. 2. I am so lost with this one its not funny (-.6t/40) _______________ The displacement, d=-7e cos(√(pi/3)^2-0.36/1600) t) Should read: d= negative seven (e) to the negative .6t divided by 40, COS (pi divided

Right triangle trigonometry college algebraic

A. As a group, work together to submit the answers to the following problems. Use the Small Group Discussion Board to divide tasks, discuss strategies for solving problems, and check each other's work. The finished product should be one combined document for the entire group, showing all calculations and graphical representat

Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life.

Geometry has many practical applications in everyday life. Estimating heights of objects, finding distances, and calculating areas and volumes are commonplace. One of the most fundamental theorems in geometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, allows us to make many of these calculations. The Pythagorean Theorem states that the square of

Travel in Kilometers

Suppose you travel north for 35 kilometers then travel east 65 kilometers. How far are you from your starting point? Can you show me how you got the answer?

Right triangle

If a right triangle is a triangle with one angle measuring 90°. In a right triangle, the sides are related by Pythagorean Theorem, where c is the hypotenuse (the side opposite the 90° angle). How do I find the hypotenuse when the other 2 sides' measurements are 3 feet and 4 feet?

Trigonometry Application Word Problems : Triangles, Angles, Distance and Area

A ranger in fire tower A spots a fire at a direction of 295 degrees. A ranger in fire tower B, located 45 miles at a direction of 45 degrees from tower A, spots the same fire at direction of 255 degrees. How far from tower A is the fire? From tower B? In mountain communities, helicopters drop chemical retardants over areas w

Find the angle which the roof lay on the front beam.

A recent land survey was conducted on a vacant lot where a commercial building is to be erected. The plans for the future building construction call for a building having a roof supported by two sets of beams. The beams in the front are 8 feet high and the back beams are 6.5 feet high. The distance between the front and back bea

4 Trigonometry Application Word Problems

A lobster boat is situated due west of a lighthouse. A barge is 12 km south of the lobster boat. From the barge the bearing to the lighthouse is 63 degrees (12 km is the length of the side adjacent to the 63 degree bearing). How far is the lobster boat from the light house? A recent land survey was conducted on a vacant lot

2 Problems

1. Two cars with new tires are driven at an average speed of 60 mph for a test drive of 2000 miles. The diameter of the wheels of one car is 15 inches. The diameter of the wheels of the other car is 16 inches. If the tires are equally durable and differ only by diameter, which car will probably need new tires first? Why? 2.

Review of previous posting

(See attached file for full problem description and diagrams) --- Need help with the following questions. A Little League team is building a backstop for its practice field. It is made up of two right angles as shown below. The backstop extends 24 feet 8 inches out in each direction and the center pole is 6.5 yards high.

Trigonometry: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

In the movie Close Encounters of Third Kind, there was a scene where the star, Richard Dreyfuss, was approaching Devil's Tower in Wyoming. He could have determined his distance from Devil's Tower by first stopping at point P, and taken a measurement of the angle from his location to the height of the tower of 13.5 degrees. He

Trigonometry

What is the difference between a trig equation that is an identity and a trig equation that is not an identity? Provide an example to clarify.

Tangent sum formulas

Explain why tan(x + 450 degrees) cannot be simplified using the tangent sum formulas but can be simplified by using the sine and cosine formulas. (Please show all work).