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The eyes of a basketball player are 6 feet above the floor. The player is at the free-throw line, which is 15 feet from the center of the basket rim. What is the angle of elevation from the player's eyes to the center of the rim if the rim is 10 feet above the floor?

  • trig - ,

    The basket is 10-6 = 4 feet up and 15 feet away horizontally
    right triangle, base = 15, altitude = 4
    tan angle = 4/15

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    14.93

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