Angles Of Elevation & Depression | Trigonometry | Maths | FuseSchool

SOHCAHTOA, Pythagoras, sine rule and cosine rule and all things trigonometry actually have a lot of uses in “real life”. Such as working out distances to things, heights of buildings and mountains, navigation at sea. An important part of “useful” trigonometry are angles of elevation and depression. If you’re standing and looking up at an object, the angle from your horizontal line of sight up to the object is the angle of elevation. Whereas if you’re looking down at an object, the angle between your horizontal sight line and the object is known as the angle of depression. People often make a mistake as to which angle is the angle of depression, so be careful with it. We then use all of our trigonometry skills to solve problems including angles of elevation and depression. Click here to see more videos: VISIT us at, where all of our videos are carefully organised into topics and specific orders, and to see what else we have on offer. Comment, like and share with other learners. You can both ask and answer questions, and teachers will get back to you. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Twitter: Access a deeper Learning Experience in the FuseSchool platform and app: This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us:

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