(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A sandbag is dropped from a balloon at a height of 60m when the angle of elevation to the sun is 30 degrees. Find the rate at which the shadow is at a height of 35 meters

2. Relevant equations

the position of the sandbag is given by s(t)=60-4.9t^2

3. The attempt at a solution

i tried to find the relation between the shadow's path and the position of the sandbag, but my efforts were futile.

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# Homework Help: Related rates(shadow problem)

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