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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    An asteroid is being tracked by a astronomer. The astronomer wishes to ascertain the distance the asteroid is from his telescope. The asteroid is at an angle of 60 degrees to the horizon with respect to the telescope. The telescope shines a laser on the asteroid, and sees that it took 0.02 seconds for the light to hit the asteroid and return. What is the distance of the asteroid from the telescope?

     

    A

    6x106sin(60°) m

    B

    3x106sin(60°) m

    C

    6x106 m

    D

    3x106 m




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