math
posted by zach on .
A tree stands 75feet tall and cast a shadow that is 50feet long. What is the angle of elevation from where the shadow ends and the top of the tree

tan Î˜= opposite/ adjacent
= height of the tree/ shadow length
= 75/50
=1.5
Î˜ = tan ^1(1.5)
Î˜ = 56°