







An angle of depression problem 
20150514 

haxir pose la question : find the height of the balloon directly above a town if the measure of angle of depression of another town 5km from the first town is 20°!6` Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angles of elevation and depression 
20150308 

Timmy pose la question : Joel is walking down a street and sees a 115 ft tall building in front of him. He stops 190 feet from the base of the building at the tip of the building's shadow. Round answers to three decimal places.
A. If there was a piece of rope from the top of the building to Joel, how long would it be?
B. What is the angle of elevation from Joel to the top of the building?
C. Margaret says that she could find the angle of depression from the top of the building to Joel by subtracting the angle of elevation from 90°. Is she correct? Explain. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A man is standing on top of a building 
20150306 

kiki pose la question : a man of height 1.5m standing on top of a building of height 48.5m views another building across the square. he observe that the angle of depression of the bottom of the building is 40 degrees and the angle of depression of the top of the building is 5 degrees. Both buildings stand on the same level
a) calculate the distance of the man from the base of the building across the square measured along the line of sight Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a building 
20150120 

Emily pose la question : A man 2m high observes the angle of elevation to the top of the building to be 70 degrees. And the angle of depression to the bottom of the building to be 19 degrees. How tall is the building? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





The angle of depression 
20140308 

Ranger_minor pose la question : A woman of height 1.4 metres standing
on the top of a building 34.6 metres high
views a tree some distance away.
she observes that the angle of depression of the bottom of the tree
is 35 degrees and the angle of depression of the top of the tree
is 29 degrees.
assume that the building and the tree are on level ground :
1). calculate the distance of the woman
from the top of the tree measured along her line of sight. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Using trig to find the height of a hill 
20130814 

Anna pose la question : From the top of a hill, the angles of depression of two successive milestones on a level road, which leads straight away from the hill, are 5degrees and 15degrees respectively. Fine the height of the hill.
Suggestion: BE is drawn perpendicular to AD. Find BE, then BD, finally CD.
Thanks :) Penny Nom lui répond. 





The angles of elevation and depression 
20121203 

Chelsey pose la question : a person on a balcony of one building looks towards a second building. if the angle of elevation to the top of the second building is 25 degrees, the angle of depression to the bottom of the second building is 17 degrees, and the balcony of the first building is 22 feet above the ground, what is the height of the second building? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Eye Height Level Found from Visual Angle 
20090807 

Jolie pose la question : Hello,
I am trying to figure out what height from the ground a person's eyes are if they have a 12 degree visual angle to a screen that is 58cm away from their eyes?
Thank you. Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





Angle of depression 
20090218 

Meeka pose la question : An aircraft flying at an altitude of 2000m is approaching an airport.
If the angle of depression of the airport is 5 degrees, what is the distance from the plane to the airport measured along the ground?
Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a kilometer. Robert Dawson lui répond. 





A security camera 
20080907 

Rita pose la question : A security camera in a neighborhhod carnival is mounted on a wall 9 feet above the floor inside a video gallery. What angle of depression should be used if the camera is to be directed to a spot 6 feet above the floor and 12 feet from the wall? Stephen La Rocque and Harley Weston lui répond. 





Angle of depression 
20070723 

joyce pose la question : hello,
here is my problem......
As you stand on a bridge w/c is 100 ft. above the water
you are looking @ an approaching barge.
If the A of top of the front of the bridge is 29.04 degrees
and the angle of depression of the rear is 17.36 degrees .
Find the length of the barge? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Angle of depression (declination) between sailboat observations 
20070718 

Joyce pose la question : From a cliff 150 ft above a lake, we see a boat sailing directly towards us.
The angle of depression of the boat is seen to be 5 degrees and 7 inches and
11 degrees and 18 inches. Find the distance sailed between observations. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The two towers (angles of elevation trigonometry) 
20070714 

joyce pose la question : The angle of elevation of tower B from the top of tower A is 28 degrees
and the angle of elevation of the top of tower A from the base is 46 degrees
Find the height of tower A if tower B is 120 m high? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Angles of depression 
20070613 

Phonda pose la question : The pilot of a small private plane can look forward and see the control tower for a small airstrip. Beyond that is a large factory that is 3 milies from the airstrip. The angles of depression are 12.5 degrees and 4.8 degrees respectively.
Find the airplane's altitude, to the nearest ten feet. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Angle of Elevation 
20070510 

Micky pose la question : Two Buildings are on opposite sides of a street 40 feet wide.
The taller of the two buildings is 580 feet tall. The angle of depression
from the top of the tallest building to the shorter building across the
street is 57 degrees. Find the height of the shorter building. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The angle of depression 
20070414 

MaryBeth pose la question : Two towers are 30 m apart. From the 15th floor, 40 m up, find the angle of depression to the base of the taller tower? I think the answer is 53, but the answer book says 37. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angles of depression 
20070321 

romaine pose la question : a woman of height 1.4m standing on top of a building of height 34.6m veiws a tree some distance away.
she observes that the angle of depression of the bottom of the tree is 35 degrees, and the angle of depression of the top
of the tree is 29 degrees. assume that the building and the tree is on level ground.
(a) calculate the distance of the woman from the top of the tree measured along her line of sight.
(b) determine the height of the tree. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Angles of elevation and depression 
20040518 

Anjum pose la question : what is the difference between an angle of elevation and angle of depression? Penny Nom lui répond. 

