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Trig Applications

Trig Applications

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Angle of Elevation and Depression

In real world situations we often discuss the angle of elevation and depression. The angle of elevation and depression is used often in word problems, especially those involving a persons line of sight as they look up at an object. These angles can be used to solve problems involving trigonometric functions such as sine, cosine, and tangent, and the inverse trigonometric functions.

Finding the Height of an Object Using Trigonometry, Ex1

Finding the Height of an Object Using Trigonometry, Ex2