Chapter 3.5, Problem 23E

### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# NASA in Huntsville, Alabama (at point H), has called a manufacturer for parts needed as soon as possible. NASA will, in fact, send a courier for the necessary equipment. The manufacturer has two distribution centers located in nearby Tennessee- one in Nashville (at point N) and the other in Jackson (at point J). Using the angle measurements indicated on the courier should be dispatched to obtain the needed parts.

To determine

The courier should be dispatched to the town.

Explanation

Procedure used:

If, the measure of one angle of a triangle is greater than the measure of the second angle, then the side opposite to the larger angle is longer compare to the side opposite to the smaller angle.

Given:

The three cities in a triangle is shown in the figure below,

Figure (1)

Calculation:

Consider the triangle Î”HJN,

The angles in the triangles are,

mâˆ J=44Â°

And,

m

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