Question Info

This question is public and is used in 1 test or worksheet.

Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Trigonometry
Level: Grade 11
Standards: HSG-SRT.C.6, HSG-SRT.D.11
Author: nsharp1
Last Modified: 2 months ago

View all questions by nsharp1.

Trigonometry Question

View this question.

Add this question to a group or test by clicking the appropriate button below.

Grade 11 Trigonometry CCSS: HSG-SRT.C.6, HSG-SRT.D.11

Hannah and Josh are 8 miles apart, both on a straight highway that runs directly east-west. An airplane is flying overhead, and crosses this highway (flying between Hannah and Josh's positions). At this moment, the angle of elevation from Hannah to the plane is 56°, and the angle of elevation from Josh to the plane is 61°. What is the altitude of the plane, rounded to two decimal places?
  1. 2.25 miles
  2. 4.07 miles
  3. 4.65 miles
  4. 6.51 miles
You need to have at least 5 reputation to vote a question down. Learn How To Earn Badges.