# math

From the top of the control tower 250 m tall, an airplane is sighted on the ground below. If the airplane is 170 m from the base of the tower, find the angle of depression of the airplane from the top of the control tower.

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1. tan(Θ) = 250/170

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3. From the top of the control tower 250 m tall, an airplane is sighted on the ground below. If the airplane is 170 m from the base of the tower, find the angle of depression of the airplane from the top of the control tower

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base ———————— boat
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Tan ß = 250m/170m
Tan ß = 1.470588235

Since we are looking for angle theta's value, we need to press:
Shift+Tan+1.470588235 = 55.78429786 m is the angle of depression of the airplane from the top of the control tower.

(We should always answer in a complete sentence of atleast label you answer. Peace.)

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Tan ß = 250m/170m

Tan ß = 1.470588235

Since we are looking for angle theta's value, we need to press:

Shift+Tan+1.470588235 = 55.78429786 m is the angle of depression of the airplane from the top of the control tower.

(Sorry, I can't show you how the right triangle or the figure will look like. But we should always answer in a complete sentence of atleast label you answer. Peace.)

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