Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBotany · 2 months ago

Trigonometry question?

You have a tent. Each post is 10 ft tall, which are supported by cables. Each cable connects to the top of the posts  and into the ground at a 60 degree angle. How long is each cable?

2 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    More than 10 feet!

  • David
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Using the sine rule for a right angle triangle the length of each cable is: 10/sin(60) = 11.547 feet rounded to three decimal places.

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