Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 2:33pm.

The angle of depression from a water tower to a forest fire underneath the tower is 18°. If the height of the water tower is 60 meters, what is the horizontal distance on the ground between the water tower and the fire?

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**Steve**, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 3:47pm
d = 60 cot 18° = 184.7m

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