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Two math students erect a sun shade on the beach. The shade is 1.5 m tall, 2 m wide, and makes an angle of 60° with the ground. What is the area of shade that the students have to sit in at 12 noon (that is, what is the projection of the shade onto the ground)? (Assume the sun’s rays are shining directly down).

2. Relevant equations

I've attached the formula

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried drawing a diagram with 2m at the bottom and the height being 1.5. I know I'm supposed to use the projection formula. After that I'm lost.

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# Sun shade projection?

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