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Unformatted text preview: 4. A man is lying on the beach flying a kite. He holds the end of the kite string at ground level and estimates the angle of elevation of the kite to be. If the string is 420 feet long, how high is the kite above the ground? (Round your answer to two decimal places.) 5. A plane is flying at an altitude of 35,000 feet. An instrument measures the angle of depression to the near side of a nearby island to be and the angle of depression to the far side of the island to be . Given this information, how long is the island, i.e. how many feet separate the near and far side of the island?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MATH 115 taught by Professor Plotkin during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08