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Word Problem Exercises: Angles of Elevation #1


Find the requested information in each scenario.

General Questions


A 6-meter building is 8 meters away. At what angle of elevation must you look to see the top of the buiding?
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If you look up at an angle of 30° above the horizon you can see the top of a 200-meter cliff. How far from your position is the base of the cliff?
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A skyscraper is 100 m away and its top floor can be sighted at a 60° angle above the horizon.  How high is it?
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If a 20-meter tall waterfall is 30 m away, at what angle above the horizon could you sight the top of the waterfall?
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A 2-meter person can be sighted at an angle of 20° above the horizon, how far away is this person standing?
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A statue is 15 m away and can be sighted at an angle of 45° above the horizon.  How tall is the statue?
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