3.3 Determine Course and Bearing

3.3 Determine Course and Bearing - clockwise from north to...

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Agenda: 1. Skills Test 2. Let's look at a problem like #9, p. 123 3. Mini Lesson: 3.3 Determine Course and Bearing ______________________________ To determine the height of a tree, a smart trig student notices that the angle of elevation from her to the top of the tree is . She then measures the angle of elevation from a point feet farther from her last position and finds it to be . Find the height of the tree. ______________________________ 3.3 Determine Course and Bearing Goal: Determine course and bearing of a moving object
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Unformatted text preview: clockwise from north to the line of travel . Bearing: Angle measured from clockwise from north to the line of sight. Let's say I am on a cruise ship, but I am looking over the side. .. North 3.3 Determine Course and Bearing Friday, October 21, 2011 12:44 PM Ch_3 Page 1 Line of Sight Line of Travel Directions can also be written by referring to North or South using an acute angle. Example: ±²³´µ ¶ Write the bearing for each direction. ±·¸´µ ¶ ±¹³´º ¶ »±·¼´µ ¶ »±¸½´µ ¶ Ch_3 Page 2 Ch_3 Page 3...
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