Tides and water depth trig problems

Tides and water depth trig problems

Lessons

    • a)
      Graph how the depth of the tide flow varies with respect to the time in a day.
    • b)
      Determine a sinusoidal function for the water depth at any time t.
    • c)
      What is the water depth at 6:45pm?
    • d)
      A cruise ship needs at least 9m of water to dock safely. Estimate the number of hours in the 24 hour interval during which the cruise ship can dock safely.
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Tides and water depth trig problems

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