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Word Problem #697
You need to determine the length of a tunnel drilled through a lunar peak at the center of a crater. From a point on the crater floor, you run ropes to the ends of the tunnel. The first rope's distance covered is 24.5 meters and the second rope's distance is 21.2 meters. The two ropes meet at an angle of 68 degrees.
a) What is the length of the tunnel?
b) At what angle with the 1st rope should the tunnel be drilled so that it comes out at the correct exit point?
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