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    Angle of depression



    I did tan = 10540/250
    but I don't know if that is correct.
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    Hello, aikenfan!

    Code:
          * - - - - - - - - - - -
          |   *   α 
          |       *
      250 |           *
          |               *
          |                   *
          |                    θ  *
          *---------------------------*
          : - - - - 10,560  - - - - - :

    The angle of depression is \alpha . . . which equals angle \theta.

    And: . \tan\theta \:=\:\frac{250}{10.560}


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    I get 1.356 degrees
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