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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

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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?

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Solve for right triangle

A= 27 degrees 42 and a= 17.7119

B= Degrees `

b= and c=

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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.

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#### Solution Summary

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

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