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Change in altitude

  1. Oct 21, 2008 #1
    I am just starting my physics course and am very lost as to how to solve this problem.
    Please help...

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A certain mountain road is inclined 3.1 degrees with respect to the horizon. What is the change in altitude of the car as a result of it traveking 2.90 km along the road?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 21, 2008 #2


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    Did you draw a diagram? Think of a triangle.
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