Lesson: Angles of Elevation and Depression Glencoe • Geometry • Glencoe • Algebra 2 • enVision • Geometry • Common Core • Prentice Hall • Geometry • Common Core • Prentice Hall • Algebra 1 • Common Core • Glencoe • Geometry • Common Core • Glencoe • Algebra 2 • Common Core • Glencoe • Precalculus • Common CoreMathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve real-world problems that involve angles of elevation and depression.
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A ladder is leaning against a wall where the upper end is 4.5 m high from the ground. The angle of inclination of the ladder to the ground is . Find the length of the ladder giving the answer to two decimal places.
In the given diagram of a ladder leaning against a wall, which of the following angles represents the ladder’s angle of elevation?
A man who is 1.7 meters tall is standing in front of a 4.3-meter-high streetlight. When the streetlight is turned on, the man’s shadow is 2.2 meters long. Find the distance between the man and the base of the streetlight, giving the answer to two decimal places.