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daily12000-01-01T12:00+00:00Pilots, Airplanes and Tangents of Three (3) Degrees
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This exercise shows a practical application of trigonometry in the aviation environment, where student pilots consider the relationship between altitude and distance to complete a landing. It requires a scientific calculator. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.MathematicsTrigonometry2017-04-22T11:51:28.584630Course Related Materials