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Finding Side Lengths Using the Angle of Depression

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An airplane begins a ${ 2 }^{ o }$ decent into the Tulsa International airport at an altitude of $32,500$ feet.

How many miles from the airport is the plane when it begins to descend? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a mile.

A

$930678.2\ mi$

B

$1134.9\ mi$

C

$176.3\ mi$

D

$0.2\ mi$

E

$176.4\ mi$