Trigonometry Word Problem Quizmaster
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Answer the following trigonometry problem. Report the answer to the nearest foot.

   A pilot looked out his window and saw an airport. He estimated it to be at a 9° angle of depression while his plane was at an altitude of 15395 feet. How far was the plane from the airport at that moment?

h = feet