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Solving for angles in word problems

An airplane travels 100 km/hr for 2 hrs in a direction of 210degrees. At the end of this time how far south of the airport is the airplane?

Directions are given in degrees clockwise from north

The airplane is -------------kilometers south of the airport after 2 hrs


A tower elevation has a angle of 22 degrees. After moving 482 feet closer the estimate is 41 degrees.

What is the height of the tower?


Solve for right triangle

A= 27 degrees 42 and a= 17.7119

B= Degrees `

b= and c=


An airplane flies 180 kilometers from an airport in a direction of 260 degrees. How far west of the airport is the airplane? How far south? In navigation directions are given in degrees measured clockwise from north.


Solution Summary

The solution assists with solving for angles in basic trigonometry word problems.