The cable car

The cable car has a length of 3,5 kilometers and an angle of climb of 30 degrees. What is the altitude difference between Upper and Lower Station?

Correct result:

y =  1750 m

Solution:

c=3.5 km m=3.5 1000  m=3500 m A=30  sinA=y/c  A1=A rad=A π180 =30 3.1415926180 =0.5236=π/6  y=c sin(A1)=3500 sin(0.5236)=1750 m



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