Trigonometry: Unpowered Glide Landing


El Zorro spots some trouble while on flight patrol and needs to sneak up on them without the engine running. Will El Zorro make it?

Exercise #1:

El Zorro is about 15,000 meters away from trouble at an altitude of 10,000 meters. El Zorro calculates a 35 degree glide slope. How far away is El Zorro from the touchdown point?


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