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31 March, 18:10

Two radar stations that are 25 miles apart and are both tracking a plane. At a given moment, the angle between station 1 and the plane is 73 degrees, the angle between station 2 and the plane is 46 degrees. What is the distance between the plane and station 2?

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  1. 31 March, 19:56
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    Use Law of Sines

    180-73-46=61

    sin61/25=sin73/x

    x=25sin73/sin61 = 27 mi

    The distance between the plane and station 2 is 27 miles.
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