How Do You Solve a Problem Using an Angle of Elevation?

How Do You Solve a Problem Using an Angle of Elevation?

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This tutorial provides a great real world application of math. You'll see how to use the tangent ratio to find the height of a hill. Take a look!

Keywords:

problem

word problem

angle elevation

solve height

trigonometry

missing side

triangle

tan

right triangle

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Prove two triangles are congruent by applying the side-angle-side, angle-side-angle, side-side-side, angle-angle-side, and hypotenuse-leg congruence conditions

Looking for some terminology used with right triangles? Then this tutorial was made for you! In this tutorial, you'll be introduced to the names for the different parts of a right triangle. Check it out!