Trigonometry

Ontario 10 Applied (MFM2P)

Solve contextual problems in right triangles II

A soft drink can has a height of $11$11cm and a radius of $4$4cm. Find $L$`L`, the length of the longest straw that can fit into the can (so that the straw is not bent and fitsÂ entirely inside the can).

Give your answer rounded down to the nearest cm, to ensure it fits inside the can.

Easy

Approx 2 minutes

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Solve problems involving the measures of sides and angles in right triangles in real life applications, using the primary trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean theorem