## In ΔABC, m∠CAB = 60° and AD is an angle bisector with D ∈ BC and AD = 8 ft. Find the distances from D to the sides

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## Answers ( No )

The distance from D to the closest point on either side will be …

… (8 ft)·sin(60°/2) =

4 ftBoth distances are 4 ft._____

It isn’t really clear that you don’t want the distance along line BC; rather, you want the direct shortest distance to the side. For that, sufficient information is given.