The law of sines

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A pilot is flying over a straight highway. He determines the angles of depression to two mileposts, 9 mi apart, to be ∠x = 27° and ∠y = 53°, as shown in the figure. (Round your answers to two decimal places.)

(a) Find the distance of the plane from point A.

(b) Find the elevation of the plane.

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