







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. 





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. 





A ladder against a wall 
20140709 

thabo pose la question : A ladder 6.5m long,leans against a wall so that the top of the ladder is 4.8m from the ground.what is the angle of elevation of the ladder to the top of the wall Penny Nom lui répond. 





The angle of elevation of the sun 
20130703 

Maurice pose la question : A vertical pole with a length of 7m cast a shadow with a length of 5m. Calculate the angle of elevation of the sun and include a diagram. 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. 





The angular elevation of the sun 
20120714 

VINEET pose la question : WHAT IS ANGULAR ELEVATION OF THE SUM Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angle of elevation 
20101210 

PANKAJ pose la question : angle of elevation of the sun perpendicular72 and base 88 find angle Penny Nom lui répond. 





A building and a flag pole 
20100909 

paul pose la question : A flag pole and a building stand on the same horizontal level. From the point p at the bottom of the building,the angle of elevation of the top t of the flag pole is 65 degrees. From the top q of the building the angle of elevation of the point t is 25 degrees.If the building is20 meters high. Calculate the distance pt Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a flag shaft 
20100425 

Sarah pose la question : A man standing 20metres away from a tower observes the angles of elevation to the top and bottom of a flag shaft standing on the tower as 62degrees and 60degrees respectively. Calculate the height of the flag shaft.' Penny Nom lui répond. 





How tall is the wall? 
20080929 

ash pose la question : you and bob are separated by a tall wall you stand 10 feet further from the wall
than bob your angle of elevation is 37 degrees and his 44 degrees
how tall is the wall? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angle of elevation 
20080909 

kristy pose la question : A man on the tenth floor of a building shouts down to a person on the street. If the angle of elevation from the street to the man in the building is 35° and the man in the building is 40 feet up, about how far away from the building is the person on the street? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a tree 
20080909 

danice pose la question : At a certain time of day, the angle of elevation of the sun is 30°. A tree has a shadow that is 25 feet long. Find the height of the tree to the nearest foot. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a pole 
20070802 

lalaine pose la question : Hi, this is my problem..
From a point 50.2 m to the pole, a student measured the angle of elevation to the top of the pole to be 32°. Find the height of the pole if the student's height from his feet to his eyes is about 4 ft. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angle of inclination from the horizontal 
20070718 

Joyce pose la question : In flying upward for 1260 yards along a straight inclined path airplane rises
156 yards. Find the climbing angle
( the angle of inclination from the horizontal)
Thank you in advance Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Height of a tower from two observations 
20070716 

joyce pose la question : An observer wishes to determine the height of a tower. He takes sight @
the top of the tower from A & B w/c are 5oft. apart @
the elevation on a direct line w/ the tower.
The vertical angle @ point A is 30 degrees & the point B is 40 degrees.
What is the height of the tower?
Find the value of x in angle tangent 40 degrees and 30 degrees?
Show the solution of the value of x? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Height of an antenna (angle of elevation) 
20070716 

Fhay pose la question : An antenna stands on the edge of the top of a 52 story building from a point 320 ft. from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the antenna is 64 degrees in each story is 12 ft. high. Find the height of the antenna 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 
20070313 

Joslyn pose la question : A ship at sea sights a 12m high lighthouse on a cliff which is 80m above sea level.
If the angle of elevation to the top of the lighthouse is 27 degrees, calculate the distance from the ship to the shore. Haley Ess 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. 





The angle of elevation 
20010308 

Jeffrey pose la question : At a Certain time, a vertical pole 3m tall cast a 4m shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun? Harley Weston lui répond. 

