From the top of a lighthouse 160 feet high, the angle of depression of a boat out at sea is 24. Find, to the nearest foot, the distanc

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From the top of a lighthouse 160 feet high, the angle of depression of a boat out at sea
is 24. Find, to the nearest foot, the distance from the boat to the foot of the
lighthouse. (The foot of the lighthouse is at sea level.)

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    Answer:

    • Lighthouse= 160 ft
    • Theta= 24
    • We want to find the length so we will do
    1. tan(24)= 160/x
    2. x= 359 feet

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