Answer to Question #20673 in Trigonometry for Seth Lucas
Jim needs to construct a right triangular support at least 25' high, keeping waste to a minimum. he has 3 pieces of support material t o work with, 29', 27', 23' long. at what angles can the support be welded? the base . is to be horizontal, and there can be only three welds. how much waste is there, if any? to round to the nearest inch and degree.