Ontario 10 Applied (MFM2P) Solve contextual problems in right triangles I

## Interactive practice questions

The person in the picture sights a paraglider above him.

If the angle the person is looking at is $a$a °, find $a$a to two decimal places. Easy
Approx 2 minutes

In the diagram, the slide casts a shadow $5.3$5.3 m along the ground.

The distance between the tip of the shadow and the top of the slide is $8.72$8.72 m.

Find the value of $\theta$θ to two decimal places.

A boy flying his kite releases the entire length of his string which measures $20$20 m, so that the kite is $10$10 metres above him.

If the angle the string makes with the horizontal ground is $\theta^{\circ}$θ, find $\theta$θ to two decimal places.

A ladder measuring $1.95$1.95 m in length is leaning against a wall.

If the angle the ladder makes with the wall is $y^{\circ}$y, find $y$y to two decimal places.

### Outcomes

#### 10P.MT2.03

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