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Question

A triangular portion of a baseball field is marked as shown below. To the nearest tenth, what is the length of the side labeled c?
A triangular portion of a baseball field is marked as shown below. To the nearest tenth, what is the length of the side labeled c?

1 Answer

  • We can use the Sine Law:
    c / sin 28° = 4 / sin 32°
    c / 0.4695 = 4 / 0.5299
    c · 0.5299 = 4 · 0.4695
    c · 0.5299 = 1.8636
    c = 1.8636 : 0.5299
    c = 3.516 ≈ 3.5 yds
    Answer: B. 3.5 yds.

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