# Right triangle word problems

Solve word problems by modeling real-world (and not-so-real) situations as right triangles and using trigonometry.
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### Problem

Galileo wanted to release a wooden ball and an iron ball from a height of 150 meters and measure the duration of their fall.
He found a plane with an incline of 15, degree that he could climb until he gets to an altitude of 150, space, m.
How far should Galileo walk up the inclined plane?