# Right Triangle Trigonometry Word problems SO H CA H TO A CH O SH A CA O Your calculator should be in DEGREE MODE.

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Right Triangle Trigonometry Word problems SO H CA H TO A CH O SH A CA O Your calculator should be in DEGREE MODE

X = 10.03 y= 11.13

A surveyor is standing 50 feet from the base of a large tree. The surveyor measures the angle of elevation from where he stands to the top of the tree as 71.5°. How tall is the tree? 71.5° 50 ft. ? opp adj toa h = 149.43ft

Spencer, in a park ranger ’ s observation station 50 feet above the ground, spots a fire in the forest. If the angle of depression from Spencer to the fire is 5, how far is the fire from the base of the station? 50ft Curran’s observatory FIRE 5° ? opp adj toa X = 571.50ft

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