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Unread 02-12-2013, 11:07 AM
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The range is 621 yards from shooter to target. the shooter is at 3260'and the target is at 3576' for a change of 316'. what is the angle and the adjusted yards that he is shooting? please show your work
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 11:26 AM
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    Re: Math

    im gettting a 9.765 degree angle. so if i round to 10 degrees... it would be 611.6 yards?
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 11:37 AM
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    Re: Math

    shoot to 612, i did the math, with no rounding you get 612.0013 yards
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 11:54 AM
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    Re: Math

    a2 + b2 = c2

    105.33^2 + b^2 = 621 ^2
    11,094.41 + b^2 = 385,641.00
    b^2 = 374,546.59
    b = 612.00

    612.00 yards


    Angle is 9.77 degrees.
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 12:03 PM
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    Re: Math

    I come up with 9.63 degrees. I just laid it out in Auto Cad
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 12:12 PM
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    Re: Math

    Can you repeat the question...
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    Unread 02-12-2013, 12:26 PM
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    Re: Math

    I showed my work I win.
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