+0  
 
0
494
1
avatar

a pilot in helicopter spots a landing pad below. if the angle of depression is 73 and the horizontal distance to pad is 1200 feet, what is the altitude of the helicopter?

Guest Feb 23, 2017
 #1
avatar+12561 
+5

tan 73 = height/1200

1200 x tan 73 = height= 3925 ft

ElectricPavlov  Feb 23, 2017

7 Online Users

New Privacy Policy

We use cookies to personalise content and advertisements and to analyse access to our website. Furthermore, our partners for online advertising receive information about your use of our website.
For more information: our cookie policy and privacy policy.