Angles of elevation and depression I

Interactive practice questions

A man standing at point $C$C, is looking at the top of a tree at point $A$A. Identify the angle of elevation in the figure given.

$\alpha$α

A

$\theta$θ

B

$\sigma$σ

C

$\alpha$α

A

$\theta$θ

B

$\sigma$σ

C
Easy
Less than a minute

A man standing at the top of the tower at point $B$B, is looking at the ground at point $C$C. Identify the angle of depression in the figure given.

Considering the diagram below, find $x$x, the angle of elevation to point $A$A from point $C$C.

Round your answer to two decimal places.

Sally measures the angle of elevation to the top of a tree from a point $20$20m away to be $43^\circ$43°. If the height of the tree is $h$h m, find the value of $h$h.

Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

Outcomes

10P.MT2.03

Solve problems involving the measures of sides and angles in right triangles in real life applications, using the primary trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean theorem

10P.MT2.04

Describe, through participation in an activity, the application of trigonometry in an occupation