Topic: Special Right Triangles
Kim and Yolanda are watching a movie in a movie theatre. Yolanda is sitting x feet from the screen and Kim is 15 feet behind Yolanda. The angle that Kim's line of sigh to the top of the screen makes with the horizontal is 30 degrees. The angle that Yolanda's line of sight to the top of the screen makes with the horizontal is 45 degrees.
How high is the top of the screen and how far is Yolanda from the screen?

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2016-02-21T10:30:25+08:00
15 degrees on top of screen 45 degrees far yolanda from screen
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2016-02-23T00:13:46+08:00
ANSWER:

The top of screen is 21 feet high.

Yolanda is 36 feet from the screen.

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Correction: Yolanda is 21 ft from the screen (Kim is 36 ft from the screen).  
Correction: Yolanda is 21 ft from the screen (Kim is 36 ft from the screen).