# Angles of Elevation & Depression: Practice Problems

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### You stand 25 m from the base of a tree and the angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the tree is 48 degrees. How tall is the tree?

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### 2. Joe stands at the top of a cliff and looks down at a 49-degree angle of depression at a boulder that is 17 m away from the bottom of the cliff. How tall is the cliff?

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Get some practice with angles of elevation and depression with this quiz and worksheet. You will be given several different scenarios and asked to find the angle of elevation or depression.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following situations on the questions for this quiz:

• Measuring from the base of a tree to its top
• Looking from the ground of a building to its top
• Going from the top of a cliff to a boulder near the bottom
• Two people, one at the bottom of a building and the other on the roof

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use your skills to solve practice problems involving angles of elevation and depression
• Information recall - remember what you have learned about measuring elements of a tree
• Knowledge application - use what you know to calculate measurements of a cliff