CCSS IP Math II 5.9.1 Example 2
A trucker drives 1,027 feet up a hill that has a constant slope. When the trucker reaches the top of the hill, he has traveled a horizontal distance of 990 feet. At what angle did the trucker drive to reach the top? Round your answer to the nearest degree.
- Determine which trigonometric function to use by identifying the given information.
- Use a calculator to calculate the value of .