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Question

An airplane is flying \( 75 km \) south and \( 35 ...

An airplane is flying \( 75 km \) south and \( 35 km \) west of an airport height of \( 6 km \) . 

a) What is the straight-line distance to the airport? 

b) What is the angle of elevation of the airplane, from the point airport? 

 

Answer

a) straight distance = 82.76 km 

 

b) angle of elevation = \(4.147° \)

Solution
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