OpenStudy (anonymous):

The figure shows a weather balloon at point P. How high is the point P of the weather balloon from a point R on the ground?

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

6/35 sec miles 6/35 cot miles 6 cot 35° miles 6 sec 35° miles

6 years ago
jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

We're given a known adjacent side (6 miles) and an unknown opposite side (call it x miles)

6 years ago
jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

which trig function deals with the opposite and adjacent sides?

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

B?

6 years ago
jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

do you remember that tan(angle) = opposite/adjacent ?

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

D?

6 years ago
jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

does that sound or look familiar?

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes thank u

6 years ago
jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

you're welcome

6 years ago