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Trigonometry:Angles of Elevation and Depression
Due to a storm, a pilot flying at an altitude of 528 feet has to land early. If he has a horizontal distance of 2000 feet to land, at what angle of depression should he land? Please show your work. Thanks in advance.
May 1, 2011 by A.J

Math: Angles of Elevation and Depression
the angle of elevation to the top of a flagpole is 40° from a point 30m away from The base of the pole.How high is the flagpole to the nearest meter?
February 15, 2016 by Anonymous

trigonometry
Find the angle of elevation, depression and the height of a building from the tip of another building with a distance of 1.2 km.
January 28, 2016 by paul pogi

Geometry
There is a flagpole in the school parking lot. Which of the following is true about the angle of depression from the top of the flagpole to the parking lot, and the angle of elevation from the parking lot to the top of the flagpole? Choose two of the following. They are ...
March 24, 2016 by SkatingDJ

Trigonometry
Give me some equations about angle of elevation, angle of depression and angle of inclination that is related to my course. Im a food technology student.
September 24, 2016 by Rowena

Trigonometry
A balloon is flying west of two trigonometry students who are 7 miles apart. The angles of elevation of the two students to the balloon are 15 and 28 degrees. Approximate how high the balloon is flying.
November 3, 2014 by Bailey

Trigonometry application
I need help with this problem. am having trouble solving this. A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.7 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. What is the distance to the...
October 28, 2015 by Loretta

MATH TRIG
FROM A DISTANCE OF 80 M. THE ANGLE OF ELEVATION OF THE TOP OF A FLAGPOLE IS 18 DEGREES. dETERMINE THE HEIGHT OF THE FLAGPOLE.(NEAREST TETH OF A M. mY CONFUSION IS ANGLE OF DEPRESSION AND ANGLE OF ELEVATION. mY TECHER CALLS FROM TOP ELEVATION WHILE i INSIST ELEVATION IS FROM ...
May 13, 2009 by JASON

Trigonometry
I am having trouble solving this. A rocket tracking station has two telescopes A and B placed 1.7 miles apart. The telescopes lock onto a rocket and transmit their angles of elevation to a computer after a rocket launch. What is the distance to the rocket from telescope B at ...
October 27, 2015 by Marina

Trigonometry
A passenger in an airplane flying at an altitude of 10 kilometers sees two towns directly to the left of the plane. The angles of depression to the towns are 28° and 55°. How far apart are the towns?
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

Trigonometry
An observer in a lighthouse 350 feet above sea level observes two ships directly offshore. The angles of depression to the ships are 4° and 6.5°. How far apart are the ships?
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

trigonometry
From a point 150 ft from the base of a building the top and the base of a flagpole on a roof edge have angles of elevation of 27degrees49' and 21degrees42' respectively. Find the height of the pole.
January 6, 2014 by nina

trigonometry
An aeroplane at an altitude of 200m observes the angles of depression of opposite points on the two banks of a river to be 45 degree and 60 degree. Find in metres, the width of river.
January 4, 2011 by vad

Trigonometry
An observer on a cliff 1000 dm above sea level sights two ships due east. the angles of depression of the ships are 44o and 32o. Find the distance between the ships.
February 22, 2013 by Need help really fast!

trigonometry
Draw and explain an angle of elevation of the top of a building is 60 degrees and the angle of depression of its base is 15 degrees observed from a window of another building 15m.away.
January 22, 2014 by irish

Math-Trigonometry
The angles of elevation to the top of a mountain are measured from beacons A(22°) and B(40°) at sea. If the beacons are 125m apart, how high is the mountain?
August 26, 2015 by Lucifer Mato

Right angle trigonometry
A sailor sights both the bottom and top of a lighthouse that is 20 and m high and which stands on the edge of a cliff. The two angles of elevation are 3 and 42. To the nearest meter, how far is the boat from the cliff?
April 25, 2013 by Kayla

trigonometry
from a point 3 m above the water surface, the angle of elevation of the top of a certain tree is 30°40', while the angle of depression of its image is 65°10'. Find the height of the tree and its distance from the point of observation.
December 7, 2015 by Albert

Math (trigonometry)
A surveyor wishes to find the height of a mountain. He selects points A and B on level ground along the same line of sight to the mountain. He measures the distance AB to be 1503 m and the angles of elevation of the top of the mountain from the points to be 16.9° from A and ...
December 2, 2012 by Sammy

trigonometry
From a window 20m above the ground, a person could see the top of the house across the street at an angle of elevation of 5 degrees. The angle of depression to the base of the house was 15 degrees. What is the height of the house?
January 25, 2016 by alec

trigonometry
An airplane is flying at an elevation of 5150 ft, directly above a straight highway. Two motorists are driving cars on the highway on opposite sides of the plane, and the angle of depression to one car is 35° and to the other is 55°. How far apart are the cars? (Round your ...
December 2, 2012 by heather

Trigonometry (Math)
From a point 5m. above the water surface, the angle of elevation of the top of a certain tree is 40°10' while the angle of depression to the foot of the tree is 63°20'. Find the height of the tree and the distance from the point of observation. -Complete Solution Please. ...
September 22, 2014 by choleng13

Trigonometry
From a window of one building, the angle of depression to the base of the second building is 29.5, and the angle of elevation to the top is 47.833333. If the building are 200m apart, how high is the second building?
March 2, 2015 by hasdasd

Trigonometry (Math)
From the top of a building 70 ft. high, two objects in a straight line from the building are observed at angles of depression of 28° and 41°6' respectively. Find the distance between the two objects. -Complete Solution please. :'(
February 7, 2012 by Alianne

trigonometry
A lighthouse BC of unknown height stands on the edge of a cliff AB. From a point O, 2500 ft from the base of the cliff, an observer measures the angles of elevation of the top and bottom of the lighthouse and finds them to be 15°40' and 12°13'. How high is the lighthouse.
March 21, 2010 by Michael

trig
A pilot is flying over a straight highway. He determines the angles of depression to two mileposts, 4 mi apart, to be x = 27° and y = 53°, as shown in the figure. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) (a) Find the distance of the plane from point A. mi (b) Find the ...
September 30, 2011 by stellar

trigonometry
An airplane is flying at an elevation of 5150 ft, directly above a straight highway. Two motorists are driving cars on the highway, both on one side of the plane. If the angle of depression to one car is 34° and to the other is 51°, how far apart are the cars? (Round your ...
December 2, 2012 by heather

trigonometry
From a point 55 feet in front of a church, the angles of elevation to the base of the steeple and the top of the steeple are 35 degree and 49 degree 20 minutes, respectively, Find the height of the steeple. (Round your answer to one decimal place).
March 5, 2013 by andre lessa

College Trigonometry
From a point 200 yards from the foot of a building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is 37 degrees. Find the measure of the angles of the triangle formed by the building, the ground, and the line of sight to the top of the building?
January 16, 2013 by Marie

trigonometry
from a second-storey window directly across the street. the angle of elevation of the top of an office building is 67 degre 30 mins. and the angle of depression of the base 18 degre 20 mins. if the building are 38 meter apart. wat is the height of the building ??
May 5, 2016 by john

Trigonometry
An airplane is sighted at the same time by two ground observers who are 2 miles apart and both directly west of the airplane. They report the angles of elevation as 11˚ and 20˚. How high is the airplane? Round to the nearest hundredth of a mile.
August 5, 2015 by Remy

trig
A man standing 9 meters above the ground observes the angles of elevation and depression of the top and bottom,of the top of the monument in luneta 6 degrees and 50 minutes and 7 degrees and 30 minutes respectively.Find the height of the monument?
February 14, 2011 by wenjelin

trig
A man standing 9 meters above the ground observes the angles of elevation and depression of the top and bottom,of the top of the monument in luneta 6 degrees and 50 minutes and 7 degrees and 30 minutes respectively.Find the height of the monument?
February 15, 2011 by wenjelin

TRIGNOMETRYY
FROM A WINDOW 9M ABOVE GROUND OF HOUSE IN A STREET ANGLES OF ELEVATION AND DEPRESSION OF TOP AND FOOT OF ANOTHER HOUSE ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF STREET ARE 30DEGREE AND 60DEGREE FIND HEIGHT OF OPPOSITE HOUSE AND WIDTH OF STREET.
November 29, 2014 by sarth

Math - trigonometry
A bridge is 70m long. From the ends of the bridge the angles of depression of a point on a river under the bridge are 41 degrees and 48 degrees. How high is the bridge above the river?
January 10, 2010 by anonymous

math trigonometry
two office towers are 31 m apart. From the top of the shorter tower, the angle of elevation to the top of the tall tower is 25 degrees . The angle of depression to the base of the taller tower is 31 degrees. Calculate the height of each tower
April 13, 2014 by john

trigonometry
R and S are in the same horizontal plane as the base of a cliff, but R is 132.6 meters nearer it than is S. They find the angles of elevation of the top of the cliff to be 32 degrees and 36 minutes and 63 degrees and 13 minutes. how high is the cliff?
November 2, 2011 by danica

Trigonometry
The angles of elevation of an office building as observed from the top and ground level of a 10 meters tall residential building are 68° and 72° respectively. How tall is the office building? How far apart are the two buildings?
July 18, 2015 by Kate

trigonometry
From the top of a hill 700 ft high an observer notes that the angles of depression of two successive markerstones on a level ground, which leads straight away from the hill are 5 degree and 15 degree respectively. Find the distance between the two markerstones.
January 18, 2012 by joan

Trig
A pilot is flying over a straight highway. He determines the angles of depression to two mileposts, 3 mi apart, to be angle x = 31° and angle y = 49°, as shown in the figure. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) Find the distance of the plane from point A. Find the ...
February 29, 2012 by Dan

Trigonometry
Angle of Depression Find the angle of depression from the top of the lighthouse 250 feet above water level to the water line of a ship 2.5 miles offshore.
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

Trigonometry
Two points, A and D, are in a horizontal line with the foot of a tower, CB, and on opposite sides. The distance between A and D is 535.4 feet while the angles of elevation of the top B are 12 degrees 46 minutes from A and 18 degrees 38 minutes from D. Let the perpendicular ...
April 26, 2010 by Alivia

trigonometry
The angles of elevation of the top of a tower as observed from the bottom and top of a building of height 6th are 60° and 45° respectively.The distance of the base of the tower from the base of the building?
October 23, 2014 by asmita

Trigonometry
A climber, working his way up a vertical cliff stops for a rest on the ledge. The ledge where he stopped is 12 meters wude. The angle of depression from the edge of the ledge to the bottom of the cliff is 72 degree and the angle of elevation to the top of the cliff is 88 ...
December 10, 2011 by Tomina

applilcations of trigonometry
A surveyor wants to find the height of the top of a hill. He observes that the angles of elevation of the top of the hill at points C and D, 300m apart, lying on the base of the hill and on the same side of the hill are 30° and 45° respectively What is the height of the hill.
December 10, 2015 by satishkumar

Trigonometry
A 30foot flagstaff is fixed in the center of a circular tower 40 feet in diameter. From a point in the same horizontal plane as the foot of the tower the angles of elevation of the top of the flagstaff and the top of the tower are found to be 36 and 30 degree respectively. ...
August 31, 2014 by Anonymous

Trigonometry
From an observation tower that overlooks a small lake, the angles of depression of point A, on one side of the lake, and point B, on the opposite side of the lake are, 7degrees and 13degrees, respectively. The points and the tower are in the same vertical plane and the ...
January 2, 2013 by Marika

trigonometry
From lookout tower 80ft. high, a man observes from a position 6.5 ft. below the top of the tower that the angle of elevation of the top of the certain tree is 12deg40mins and the angle of depression of its base is 70deg20mins. If the base oof the tower and the base of the tree...
August 14, 2010 by Winsel

Math - Trigonometry
From an aeroplane, at an altitude of 2.3km, the angle of depression of the airport is 32Degrees and the angle of depression of the town is 18degrees (both are in direct line ahead of the plane) How far is the town from the airport?
May 13, 2014 by Kiirsty

Trigonometry
Two observers who are 2 miles apart on a horizontal plane observe a balloon in a same vertical plane with themselves. the angles of elevation are 50 degrees and 65 degrees respectively. find the height of the balloon,(a)if it is between the observers;(b)if it is on the same ...
August 2, 2014 by Jam

Trigonometry
In travelling across flat land, you notice a mountain directly in front of you. Its angle of elevation (to the peak) is 4.5°. After you drive 13 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 9.5°.
September 15, 2015 by Anonymous

trigonometry
two points, A and B, are 526 meters apart on a level strecth of road leading to a hill. The angle of elevation of the hilltop from A is 26deg30mins, and the angle of elevation from B is 36deg40mins. How high is the hill?
August 11, 2010 by Winsel

trigonometry
howard and keight who are 2km apart are on a horizontal plane observe a balloon in the same vertical plane with themselves the angles of elevation are 50 degrees and 65 degrees respectively find the height of the balloon. A.if its situated between howard and keight B.If it is...
March 19, 2012 by carlo

trigonometry
From the top of the waterfalls, the angles of depression of the foot and the top of the tree are 39° and 24° , respectively. If the tree is 3 m from the foot of the waterfalls, how high is the waterfalls??
January 13, 2015 by yop

Health, Psychology-Depression question
I am doing a report about depression and I was looking for opinions. Do you believe depression is curable without prescription drugs?(can certain foods help, can depression just go away, etc. )I know some people do not want to take prescription drugs for their depression so ...
October 15, 2007 by Camron

Trigonometry
The measure of one of the equal angles in an isoscles trinagle is twice the measure of the remaining angle. Determine the exact radian measures of the three angles in the triange
October 26, 2009 by Anonymous

plane and trigonometry
a 30 foot flagstaff is fixed in the center of a circular tower 40 feet in diameter. from a point in the same horizontal plane as the foot of the tower the angles of elevation of the top of the flagstaff and the top of the tower is 30 degree repectively. find the height of the ...
July 16, 2013 by rhen songalia

trigonometry
two pieces of wire stretched from the top, M of a vertical pole to the points L and N on the horizontal ground. the angle of depression of L from N =65 degrees. N is on the opposite side of the pole(from left)at an angle of depression of 72 degrees from M. Find the length of ...
April 23, 2012 by lindsay

Trigonometry
A HOT AIR BALLOON IS 70 m ABOVE THE SEA. TWO BUOYS A AND B ARE DUE EAST OF THE BALLOON. THE ANGLE OF DEPRESSION FROM THE BALLOON TO BUOY A IS 60°. THE ANGLE OF DEPRESSION FROM THE BALLOON TO THE BUOY B IS 40°. CALCULATE DISTANCE AB.
June 16, 2016 by Anonymous

Trigonometry
John stands on top of a little lighthouse looking out at a nearby tall lighthouse that is 200 feet away. He looks at the top of the tall lighthouse with a 3 degree angle of elevation, but looks at the bottom of the tall lighthouse with 6 degree angle of depression. Find the ...
February 24, 2016 by Ariana

construct a triangle
How can I construct a triangle ABC with vertices A(-4,2), B(4,3), C(1,-3). what are the angles in order from least measure to greatest measure Since you will have to use trigonometry to find the angles, surely you must know how to plot points. take the slope of each of the ...
August 8, 2007 by Sam

trig
From the top of a tower of height 75m, a man sees two goats, both due west of him. If the angles of depression of the two goats are 10 degrees and 17 degrees, calculate the distance between them. It wants the angle of depression. I , myself, don't understand the question or ...
November 17, 2014 by Anonymous

MATHS 2
If x+y=45°, prove that {(cotx+1)(coty+1)}/{cotx×coty}=2 Please help me in this TRIGONOMETRY problem. From the topic - TRIGONOMETRY Ratios of compound angles
October 26, 2016 by A GOODSTUDENT

trigonometry
Mickey determines that the angle of elevation from his position to the top of the tower is 52°. He measures the angle of elevation again from a point 47 meters farther from the tower and finds to be 31°. Both positions are due East of the tower. Find the height of the tower.
January 11, 2015 by maniru

trigonometry
From the roof of the building 25 meters high, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 21°11’ , from the bottom of the building, the angle of elevation is 43°2’, determine the height of the pole .
July 27, 2015 by lyn

trigonometry
From the roof of the building 25 meters high, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 21°11’ , from the bottom of the building, the angle of elevation is 43°2’, determine the height of the pole .
July 27, 2015 by yn

math 2 trigonometry
give me the solution from the top of a building the angle of depression of a point on the same horizontal plane with the base of the building is observed to be 60 degree what will be the angle of depression of the same point when viewed from a position one third of the way up ...
September 25, 2012 by amadorlinas

trigonometry
the pilot in an airplane observes the angle of depression of a light directly below his line of sight to be 30.4 degrees. a minute later, its angle of depression is 43.0 degrees. if he is flying horizontally in a straight course at the rate of 150 mph, find the altitude at ...
August 26, 2014 by rhinechilde

trigonometry
as you walk on a straight level path toward a mountain, the measure of the angle of elevation to the peak from one point is 33 degrees. From a point 1000 feet closer, the angle of elevation is 35 feet. How high is the mountain?
January 29, 2013 by noel chavez

chemistry
I'm starting to learn about colligative properties and i want to know if there are different equations for boiling point elevation and freezing point depression? In the book they give me the equation: (delta)Tb= Kb times molality. But my teacher gave us: delta Tb = Kb times # ...
June 1, 2010 by jenny

Trigonometry
Height of a mountain While traveling across flat land, you notice a mountain directly in front of you. The angle of elevation to the peak is 2.5°. After you drive 18 miles closer to the mountain, the angle of elevation is 10°. Approximate the height of the mountain.
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

Precalculus
1. A man stands 12 feet from a statue. The angle of elevation from the eye level to the top of the statue is 30 degrees, and the angle of depression to the base of the statue is 15. How tall in the statue? 2. Two boats lie on a straight line with the base of a lighthouse. From...
March 2, 2009 by Mz. Suzie

Math
1. A rangers tower is located 44m from a tall tree. From the top of the tower, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 28 degrees and the angle of depression to the base is 36 degrees. How tall is the tree? 2. An engineer determines that the angle of elevation from ...
February 6, 2014 by Tsunayoshi

maths (trigonometry)
The angle of elevation and angle of depression of the top and base of a mobile tower from a mobile handset are 60 degree and 30 degree respectively. If the distances of the top and the base of the tower from the mobile handset are 15m and 8m respectively, find the height of ...
December 11, 2015 by keya

Math
3) From two tracking stations A and B, 350 km apart, a UFO is sighted at C above AB making angle CAB = 32 degrees and angle CBA = 54 degrees. Find the height of the UFO. The answer is 150 km, please explain to me how 4) from a boat on the water, the angle of elevation at the ...
November 24, 2012 by Crystal

Math
in a 6 side polygon, the first two angles are equal. , the third angle is twice the equal angles, two other angles are thrice the equal angles, while the last angles is a right angles, find the value of each angles
June 14, 2016 by Evi

Algebra/Trig Check Answers please
Can you please check these answers thanks 1. A ladder 14 feet long is leaning against a house. The foot of the ladder is 4.8 feet from the house. Find the angle of elevation of the ladder and the height it reaches on the house. Answer: 13.2=height 18.9 =angle of elevation 2. ...
February 11, 2012 by Missy

trig
A plane is flying 12,000 feet horizontally from a tall, vertical cliff. The angle of elevation from the plane to the top of the cliff is 45degrees, while the angle of depression from the plane to a point on the cliff at elevation 8000 feet is 14degrees. Find the height of the ...
October 15, 2012 by Mae

Math
Which of the following correctly lists angle pairs that have the same sums of 180 degrees & 90 degrees? A. adjacent angles, congruent angles B. complementary angles, vertical angles C. supplementary angles, complementary angles*** D. vertical angles, adjacent angles Is it C?
February 25, 2015 by Natasha

Pre-Calc
A hot-air balloon is floating above a straight road. To estimate their height above the ground, the balloonists simultaneously measure the angle of depression to two consecutive mileposts on the road on the same side of the balloon. The angles of depression are found to be 24...
March 23, 2012 by John

trigonometry
a man measured the angle of elevation of the top of a tower to be 70 degree. When he walked 300 m. further, the angle of elevation of the top was 35 degree. What is the height of the tower?
July 12, 2011 by eekim

Trigonometry
The shadow of an electric pole is 5 m. long when thr angle of elevation of the seen is 60 degrees. Find the length of the shadow when the angle of elevation of the seen is 45 degrees
February 8, 2015 by Res

trigonometry pls help
Howard is flying a kite and wants to find its angle of elevation. The string on the kite is 32 meters long and the kite is level with the top of a building that he knows is 28 meters high. To the nearest tenth of a degree, find the angle of elevation. Show your work.
April 25, 2015 by allexelle

Math (Trigonometry)
Zola can see the top of 180m cell phone at an angle of elevation of 32 degrees, and Naeem can see it an angle of elevation of 50 degrees. How far apart are Zola and Naeem if they are on a straight line with the tower? There are two possibilities.
September 13, 2015 by Luisa

Per-calc Helppppp
keep in mind answers should be pi radians or if necessary 3 dec. csc^2-2=0 all angles 4cos^2x-4cosx+1=0 all angles and name 8 angles 7sin^2x-22sinx+3=0 all angles and name 8 angles 2cos^2x-7cosx=-3 all angles sinx(2sinx+1)=0 all angles
April 19, 2012 by Amanda

trigonometry
Can you tell me if these answer is correct. 1. From a boat on the lake, the angle of elevation to the top of a cliff is 35degrees13'. if the base of the cliff is 2664 feet from the boat, how high is the cliff(to the nearest foot)? i got 1880 feet. is this correct. and this one...
January 7, 2009 by please check

Trigonometry
Hi! The question is really confusing to me. I can't sketch/visualize the problem. :( From a given position an observer notes that the angle of elevation of a rock is 47 degrees. After walking 1000 feet towards the rock, up a slope of 32 degrees, he finds the angle of elevation...
August 2, 2014 by Xiumin

Trigonometry
Karla is riding vertically in a hot air balloon, directly over a point P on the ground. Karla spots a parked car on the ground at an angle of depression of 30o. The balloon rises 50 meters. Now the angle of depression to the car is 35°. How far is the car from point P?
October 26, 2012 by Allison

Trigonometry
A space shuttle pilot flying over the suez canal finds that the angle of depression to one end of the canal is 38.25 degrees and the angle of depression to the other end is 52.75 degrees. If the canal is 100.6 miles long, find the altitude of the space shuttle
October 4, 2010 by TIA

trigonometry
a space shuttle pilot flying toward the suez canal finds that the angle of depression on one end of the canal is 38.5 degree and the angle of depression to the other end is 52.75 degree. if the canal is 100.6 mi long, find the altitude of the space shuttle.
December 10, 2012 by riza

Algebra
I'm fine with angle of elevation problem, but angle of depression problems are tricky for me. Is this right? 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...
May 14, 2008 by Samantha

math
the angles of elevation of the top of a house from the bottom of a tower 160m high is 26° from the top of a tower the angle of elevation is 24°. what is the height of the house if the tower and the house are 50m apart?
November 24, 2015 by lawal Idris

math
the angles of elevation of the top of a house from the bottom of a tower 160m high is 26° from the top of a tower the angle of elevation is 24°. what is the height of the house if the tower and the house are 50m apart?
November 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Trigonometry
10. A person notices that the angle of elevation from where he is standing to the top of a pole is 40°. Then he backs up 12 feet and notices that the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is now 32°. How tall is the pole?
June 8, 2016 by Mark

Math Trigonometry
A man is 6 ft. tall casts a shadow of 8 ft. find the angle of elevation of the sun.
June 18, 2015 by Shelou

Trigonometry
Find the length of the shadow of a 50 ft vertical pole when the angle of elevation of the sun is 28 degrees
February 13, 2016 by Adrian

Trig
I have no idea how to do this problem From an airplane flying 2 kilometers aboce the ocean, a piolet sees two ships directly to the east. The angles of depression to the ships are 8 degrees 20 minutes and 75 degrees 40 minutes how far away are the ships? I know what the anlge ...
September 11, 2009 by Trig

trigonometry
A helicopter hovers at an altitude that is 2000 feet above a mountain peak of altitude 5280 feet. A second taller peak, is viewed from both the mountain top and the helicopter. From the helicopter, the angle of depression is 43° 55'. From the mountain top, the angle of ...
March 3, 2016 by ymme

Trigonometry
5. A backpacker notes that from a certain point on level ground, the angle of elevation to a point at the top of a tree is 34o. After walking 50 closer to the tree, the backpacker notes that the angle of elevation is 54o. Find the height of the tree.
March 1, 2015 by Marla

Trigonometry
A cat, sitting on top of a tree, spots a dog and a firefighter, both on flat ground below. From the cat's point of view, the dog is 10m south, at an angle of depression of 65 degrees, and the firefighter is some distance east of the tree, at an angle of depression of 50 ...
December 13, 2015 by Alexis

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