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An airplane taking off An airplane takes off and climbs at an angle of . If the plane must fly over a -foot tower with at least  feet of clearance, what is the minimum distance between the point where the plane leaves the ground and the base of the tower? Homework Help ✎

  1. Draw and label a diagram for this situation.

  2. What is the minimum distance between the point where the plane leaves the ground and the tower? Explain completely.

How can you use a slope ratio to find the minimum distance?

The slope ratio for  is .