Altitude angle

In complete winds-free weather, the balloon took off and remained standing exactly above the place from which it took off. It is 250 meters away from us. How high did the balloon fly when we saw it at an altitude angle of 25°?

Correct answer:

h =  116.5769 m

Step-by-step explanation:

x=250 m α=25   tan α = h:x  h=x tanα=x tan25° =250 tan25° =250 0.466308=116.577=116.5769 m

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