Some tricky real-life problems that use sine, cosine, or tangent.

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Compute the height of the figure part of the Statue of Liberty in feet to the nearest tenth.

Play with this Desmos model. Two Coast Guard lookouts, A and B, are on an east-west line.

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To find the value of x, it is helpful to first find the value of y. Find the value of y. Round to the nearest hundredth.

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Now that you have found y, find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. Your answer represents how far the ship is from lookout B.

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How tall is the TV tower on top of the building? Round to the nearest hundredth.

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