3. Solve the following word problem for the angle x. Find x, the angle of depression from the top of a lighthouse that is 188 ft above water level to the waterline of a ship 869 ft off shore. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree. 869 ft х 188 ft Delete the following guidelines when you are finished. [Indicate your response here. Be sure to show all of your work and explain each step, as necessary. Remember to address each of the critical elements of the prompt: Articulate your overall approach to solving this problem before tackling the details. In other words, think about what the question is actually asking, which pieces of information are relevant, and how you can use what you have learned to fill in the missing pieces. Apply the mathematical process to solve the problem: o Interpret the word problem to identify any missing information. Translate the word problem into an equation. o Appropriately use the order of operations and law of sines and cosines to determine the solution. o Check your work by ensuring that the known properties of triangles are met. Summarize the solution in the terms of the original question using appropriate conventions of precalculus.]

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  1. Solve the following word problem for the angle
3. Solve the following word problem for the angle x.
Find x, the angle of depression from the top of a lighthouse that is 188 ft above water level to the waterline of a ship
869 ft off shore. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree.
869 ft
х
188 ft
Delete the following guidelines when you are finished.
[Indicate your response here. Be sure to show all of your work and explain each step, as
necessary.
Remember to address each of the critical elements of the prompt:
Articulate your overall approach to solving this problem before tackling the details. In
other words, think about what the question is actually asking, which pieces of
information are relevant, and how you can use what you have learned to fill in the
missing pieces.
Apply the mathematical process to solve the problem:
o Interpret the word problem to identify any missing information.
Translate the word problem into an equation.
o Appropriately use the order of operations and law of sines and cosines to
determine the solution.
o Check your work by ensuring that the known properties of triangles are met.
Summarize the solution in the terms of the original question using appropriate
conventions of precalculus.]
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3. Solve the following word problem for the angle x. Find x, the angle of depression from the top of a lighthouse that is 188 ft above water level to the waterline of a ship 869 ft off shore. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree. 869 ft х 188 ft Delete the following guidelines when you are finished. [Indicate your response here. Be sure to show all of your work and explain each step, as necessary. Remember to address each of the critical elements of the prompt: Articulate your overall approach to solving this problem before tackling the details. In other words, think about what the question is actually asking, which pieces of information are relevant, and how you can use what you have learned to fill in the missing pieces. Apply the mathematical process to solve the problem: o Interpret the word problem to identify any missing information. Translate the word problem into an equation. o Appropriately use the order of operations and law of sines and cosines to determine the solution. o Check your work by ensuring that the known properties of triangles are met. Summarize the solution in the terms of the original question using appropriate conventions of precalculus.]

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