Lesson: Angles of Elevation and Depression
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve real-world problems that involve angles of elevation and depression.
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Worksheet: 25 Questions • 2 Videos
The angle of elevation to the top of a skyscraper from a 30 m high house is . The base of the house is 45 meters away from the base of the skyscraper. Find the height of the skyscraper giving the answer to two decimal places.
Two points on the ground lie collinearly on either side of a flagpole 29 meters tall. The angles of elevation from the two points to the top of the flagpole are and . Find the distance between the two points giving the answer to one decimal place.
A man was standing on the ground 28 m away from the base of a tower that had a flagpole on its top. He measured the angles of elevation of the top and the base of the flagpole and found them to be and respectively. Find the height of the flagpole giving the answer to the nearest meter neglecting the height of the man.