# math

you are standing 15 feet from a statue the angle of the elevation from eye level to the top of the statue is 27 degrees, and the angle of depression to the base of the statue is 18 degrees. How tall is the statue? show work

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1. H1=15 tan(27°) [angle of elev.]
H2=15 tan(-18°) [angle of depression, <0]
Height
=H1-H2
=15(tan(27°)-tan(-18°))

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