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**shadow6** 8. Two fire towers are 575m apart. The first tower is 200m high and the second is 350m high. What is the angle of depression from the top of the second tower to the top of the first?

This is the same type of problem as #7, except what is known is different:

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| |* * * * * * * * *
| | * x *
| | * *
| | * *
| | *____
350 m | | | |
| | | |
| | | | 200 m
| | | |
| | | |
|--|-----------------|--|
575 m

You know the adjacent side of this triangle, and you know the opposite side. (Can you see what it is?) So use the same tangent ratio, but now, the unknown is the angle.

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