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4-57.

A train reaches the foothills of the Sage Brush Mountains and begins its climb at an angle of 5º with the horizontal. After it travels 1000 yards along the track, how much elevation has it gained? Homework Help ✎

Draw a diagram of the situation. Your diagram should have a right triangle in it.

$\approx 87.2 \text{ yards}$