Angle of Elevation Calculator


  

How does the Angle of Elevation Calculator work?

Solves angle of elevation word problems
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What 1 formula is used for the Angle of Elevation Calculator?

  1. Height of the Right Triangle Leg = Hypotenuse * sin(Base Angle)

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What 7 concepts are covered in the Angle of Elevation Calculator?

angle
the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle.
angle of elevation
an angle that is formed between the horizontal line and the line of sight.
cos
cos(θ) is the ratio of the adjacent side of angle θ to the hypotenuse
elevation
height above a given level, especially sea level
hypotenuse
the longest side of a right triangle, opposite the right angle.
right triangle
triangle in which one angle is a right angle
sin
sin(θ) is the ratio of the opposite side of angle θ to the hypotenuse

What are some example calculations for the Angle of Elevation Calculator?

  1. A straight road to the top of a hill is 2500 feet long and makes an angle of 12 degrees with the horizontal. Find the height of the hill