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11-116.

Marsha and Edwin want to know how far they will have to swim to get across a small pond. They have a -foot rope that they place at the waters edge (in a straight line), then standing at each end, they use a compass to measure the angle between the rope and a tree on the other side of the lake. Marsha’s angle is . Edwin’s angle is . How far will they have to swim to get to the other side of the pond?