...point at the surveyor's eye and the base 5ft off the

**ground**. The triangle base (adjacent side) is 40ft and...height of building is 5 + 40*tan(41.7) use**calculator**= 5+40*0.891 = 5+35.64 = 40.63 ft as a check because...1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/05/2012

...base of the triangle is 12 ft ("...point on the

**ground**12 feet from the base of a flagpole..."). ...for this would be (tangent of 53) = x / 12 Use a**calculator**or a trigonomic function chart to find the tangent of 53 ...3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/05/2008

... Here's how i did the problem. 1.3tan(12) in the

**calculator**, and that equaled .2763miles. Then i converted that feet...1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/12/2010

...c You can do some basic algebra and your

**calculator**to get values for b and c, or depending... think about the triangle formed by the pole, the**ground**, and the second string (the one stretching...2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/02/2010

You probably have to change your

**calculator**to radians instead of degrees (...sin23 = 31000/distance, thus distance = 79,338.4 feet**ground**and airport: tan23 = 31000/distance, thus distance = 73031.4...2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/02/2013

...of

**elevation**to the tree) is 50. The angle of**elevation**is 53 degrees, which means the angle...tan(x)=opp/adj ---> tan(53)=x/50 Use a**calculator**to find tan(53), then multiply it by 50. The answer...6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/03/2009

...on the adjacent leg (shadow is on the

**ground**). Let's use a for angle of**elevation**. So: Tan(a) = 100/150 -->...1 (100/150) Type in your**calculator**: a = 33.69 degrees2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/12/2011

1. The angle of

**elevation**to the top of a building from a point on the level**ground**is 67 deg, while from a point 110...35 ft (2dp) (I used the**calculator**on the computer which is not all that...7 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/09/2008

The angle of elevation is from the point on the ground at the tip of the shadow to the top of the scoreboard...100/249 A = inverse tan (100/249) My calculator says 21.88º but check it

1 Answers · Education & Reference · 20/01/2011

...height of control tower - height above ground = 132 - 5 = 27 Update...of tan (tan^(-1) on your calculator ) to find θ. θ = arctan(1.27) = tan...: The angle of elevation is about 51.78°.

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/12/2011