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?
 1 37°41°49°53°

 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?
 2 100 m115 m173 m346 m

 A skyscraper is 100 m away and its top floor can be sighted at a 60° angle above the horizon.  How high is it?
 3 58 m115 m173 m200 m

 If a 20-meter tall waterfall is 30 m away, at what angle above the horizon could you sight the top of the waterfall?
 4 34°42°48°56°

 A 2-meter person can be sighted at an angle of 20° above the horizon, how far away is this person standing?
 5 0.73 m2.13 m5.49 m5.84 m

 A statue is 15 m away and can be sighted at an angle of 45° above the horizon.  How tall is the statue?
 6 7.5 m10.6 m15 m21.2 m

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