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3) An airplane is sighted at the same time by two ground observers who are 5 miles apart 3and both directly west of the airplane. They report the angles of elevation as 14° and 21°-How high is the airplane?

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3) An airplane is sighted at the same time by two ground observers who are 5 miles apart 3
and both directly west of the airplane. They report the angles of elevation as 14° and 21°-
How high is the airplane?
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3) An airplane is sighted at the same time by two ground observers who are 5 miles apart 3 and both directly west of the airplane. They report the angles of elevation as 14° and 21°- How high is the airplane?

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Step 1

Consider the larger base is x miles to the west of a point down the plane and the observer is 5 miles west of a point directly down of the airplane.

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Step 2

Draw the figure for given problem.

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Step 3

Rewrite the given equat...

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