# trigonometry

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A mini toy helicopter ascends 50 feet vertically, then flies horizontally 200 feet. Find the angle of elevation to the helicopter now as seen by an observer at the takeoff point. Round to the nearest degree

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Up 50', horizontal 200' makes an angle of elevation of atan(50/200)=14° approx.

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