# Question: 5 a hot air balloon is between two spotters who...

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5. A hot air balloon is between two spotters who are 1.2 mi apart. One spotter reports that the angle of elevation to the balloon is 76 degrees, and the other reports that it is 68 degrees. What is the altitude of the balloon? Caution: You cannot assume that the balloon is halfway between the spotters on a horizontal line. Otherwise the elevation angles would be the equal.

6. To get from Muleshoe to Snyder, Harry drives 50 mph for 178 mi. south on Rt 214 to Seminole, then goes east on Rt 180 to Snyder. Harriet leaves Muleshoe one hour later at 55 mph, but takes US 84, which goes straight from Muleshoe to Snyder through Lubbock. If US 84 intersects Rt 180 at a 50 degree angle, then how many more miles than Harriet does Harry drive.