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Posted by **Samantha** on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 10:06pm.

From a balloon 835 m high, a command post is seen with an angle of depression of 7 degrees. How far is it from the point on the ground directly below the balloon to the command post?

I drew a picture and thought that I would say

Tan of 83= x/835

Then i got 6800.53

Is that right?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 11:53pmyes

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