The press box at a baseball park is 38.0 ft above the ground. A reporter in the press box looks at an angle of 16.6° below the horizontal to see second base. What is the horizontal distance from the press box to second base?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

____ ft

How do you figure that out? You dont have a hypotenuse so you cant use sin and cos, so im kinda... im out of ideas anyone know what to do?

AND!

You are driving up a long inclined road. After 1.5 miles you notice that signs along the roadside indicate that your elevation has increased by 530 ft.

(a) What is the angle of the road above the horizontal?

°3.828 CORRECT

(b) How much further do you have to drive to gain an additional 150 ft of elevation?

____mi ?

How do I figure out part B of this problem?

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