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I Can Determine The Height Of A Rocket! by Carolyn Hicks 2003.

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1 I Can Determine The Height Of A Rocket! by Carolyn Hicks 2003

2 1 st Step Determine the tools needed. Plan a visit to the rocket to take measurements. Review trigonometric ratio problem solving. Prepare

3 2 nd Step On the field trip, take measurements of: Take Field Trip 2.Angle formed by this distance and an imaginary line from this point to the top of the rocket ( { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "ImageObject", "contentUrl": "http://images.slideplayer.com/2/764124/slides/slide_2.jpg", "name": "2 nd Step On the field trip, take measurements of: Take Field Trip 2.Angle formed by this distance and an imaginary line from this point to the top of the rocket (

4 3 rd Step Use data to calculate the height. Calculate the height. tan A = height of rocket (a)/ distance (b) or tan A = a/b or a = b (tan A)

5 4th Step Using internet Convert the results to metric units. convert the height to metric units.


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