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    Another Optimization Problem

    A man 2 m tall is watching a street light 6 m high as he jogs toward it at a rate of 2 m/s. How fast is the angle of elevation of the man's line of sight increasing at the instant that he is 3 m from the base of the light?

    Could someone please help me with this? I have my last calculus quiz tomorrow and I wanna ace it. Thanks
    I just wanna see the setup and the equations that you would start off with, no need to solve it till the end.
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    solution

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