# Trigonometry : Word Problem - Angle and Distance

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A plane flying a straight course observes a mountain at a bearing of 35.3Â° to the right of its course. At that time the plane is 9 km from the mountain. A short time later, the bearing to the mountain becomes 45.3Â°. How far is the plane from the mountain when the second bearing is taken (to the nearest tenth of a km)?

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