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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Trigonometry
Level: Grade 11
Standards: HSG-SRT.D.11
Author: nsharp1
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Grade 11 Trigonometry CCSS: HSG-SRT.D.11

Matt and Sarah are bird watching, and have both spotted a rare bird atop a tree. Matt, Sarah, and the tree are all in a straight line. The line of sight distance from Matt to the bird is 18 m and the angle of elevation from him to the bird is 37°. The line of sight distance from Sarah to the bird is 14 m. What is the distance between Matt and Sarah, rounded to the nearest tenth of a meter? There may be more than one correct answer.
  1. 4.3 m
  2. 5.5 m
  3. 18.0 m
  4. 23.2 m
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