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you are standing 15 feet from a statue the angle of the elevation from eye level to the top of the statue is 27 degrees, and the angle of depression to the base of the statue is 18 degrees. How tall is the statue? show work

  • math - , Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 11:00pm

    H1=15 tan(27°) [angle of elev.]
    H2=15 tan(-18°) [angle of depression, <0]
    Height
    =H1-H2
    =15(tan(27°)-tan(-18°))

  • math - , Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 4:43pm

    12.516

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