Mia is playing a game of basketball with her brother, Luke. They play a final round, where the loser has to run to the mall and back. The point of the game is to shoot the ball in the net on your first try.
When it was Mia's turn she was determined to win. She first needed to figure out at what angle she needed to throw the ball in the basket. She knew the basketball hoop was 10 ft above her and 8 ft from where she was standing. She used the equation (Tan=per/base) tan x= 10/8 and figured the angle was 51 degrees