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By Will Henson, Keighly Laney,and Tori Gaston March 9, 2009 6 th Period.

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1 By Will Henson, Keighly Laney,and Tori Gaston March 9, th Period

2 Tori Gaston 42 feet from base Eye height: 58in Tanx =opp. adj. Tan 10= x (tan10)= x x≈7.41 X ≈ 7.41feet+58in x ≈ 7.41feet+4.83 feet x≈ )

3 Will Henson 18 feet from base Eye height: 61.5inches Tan x= opp adj Tan 30= x 18 x≈10.39ft x≈10.39ft+ 61.5in x≈10.39ft+ 5.13ft x≈15.52 feet Long leg= √3 short leg 18=√3short leg 18/√3= short leg Short leg=6√3 X≈ x≈15 0r 6√ )

4 Keighly Laney 10 feet from base Eye height: 58inches 45 ) Short leg=short leg 10= in X ≈ Tan45= x 10 x= in 10ft ft x= 14.83feet

5 Will Henson 4 feet from base Eye height: 61.5inches 60 ) Tan= opp adj Tan60= x 4 x ≈ in ft x≈11.53feet Long leg= √3short leg x= (√3) 4 x= 4√3 4√3ft in 4√3ft ft 93ft ft = 12.06ft x ≈ 12.06feet or 4√ feet

6  The average height of the foul pole for this project was feet tall.  To find the height of the foul pole, each member of the group counted the distance from the foul pole at 10 ⁰, 30 ⁰, 45 ⁰, and 60 ⁰. We then used trigonometry and special right triangles. We used the distance from the base as one of the legs. For the special right triangles, we used a clinometer to measure the degrees.  One lesson I learned from this project is that the shorter the distance from the base, the greater the angle degree is.


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