Chapter 11.4, Problem 30E

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*In Exercises 29 to 34, use the Law of Sines or the Law of Cosines to solve each problem. Angle measures should be found to the nearest degree and areas and distances to the nearest tenth of a unit.*

Phil and Matt observe a balloon. They are
*x* from Matt to the balloon.

To determine

**To find:**

The distance *x* from matt to the balloon.

Explanation

**Formula:**

The Law of sines,

Where

**Calculation:**

Given,

Phil and Matt observe a balloon.

They are 500 ft apart, and their angles of observation are

Let A and B were Phil and Mattâ€™s position respectively and C is the balloonâ€™s position with angle

Then,

Find *x*:

For any triangle,

Here,

Add

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