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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

The solution T#20 is 200 √3 + 200 meters = 546.4 meters approximately.

Excellent, bobbym! Keep trying, Maiya!

T#21. If the value of cos A = 1/√2, find the value of tan A.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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hello Ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

The solution T#21 is correct. Good work!

T#22. A lighthouse was observed from two points in a line with it, but on opposite sides of it. The distance between the points is 120 meters. If the angle of elevation are 30[sup]o[/sup] and 45[sup]o[/sup], find the height of the lighthouse.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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Hello Ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

The solution T#22 is

meters. Neat job, bobbym!T#23. Two men are on the opposite sides of a tower. They measure the angles of elevation of the top of the tower as 30° and 45° respectively. If the height of the tower is 150 meters, find the distance between the men.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Stormtangent****Member**- Registered: 2011-09-03
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Hey guys! I haven't been online... here's a couple answers

"Have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world? "

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**Stormtangent****Member**- Registered: 2011-09-03
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"A couple"... lol, my bad.

"Have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world? "

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Stormtangent,

bobbym : The solution T#23 is perfect. Excellent!

Stormtangent : The solutions T#21, T#22, and T#23 are perfect. Brilliant!

T#24. From the top of a lighthouse, the angles of depression of two ships floating in a straight line on either sides of the lighthouse are observed as 30[sup]o[/sup] and 45[sup]o[/sup]. If the height of the lighthouse is 200 meters, find the distance between the ships.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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Hello Ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

bobbym : The solution T#24 is correct. Excellent!

Maiya : The solutions T#23 and T#24 are correct. Excellent!

T#25. If cos A = ½, then tan 2A = ?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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Hello Ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

The solution T#25 is correct. Stupendous!

T#26. Find the value of

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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Hello Ganesh;

*Last edited by Maiya (2011-11-28 23:41:40)*

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Maiya,

The solution T#26 is correct, bobbym! Superlative!

T#27. What is the value of sin30sin45sin60 (in degrees)?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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hi ganesh

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2011-12-28 03:27:28)*

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution T#27 is correct. Good work!

T#28. Evaluate :

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution T#28 is correct. Neat work!

T#29. Evaluate :

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