##### angle of drepression

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A swimming pool is  50 meters long. It is 1 meter deep at one end and slopes gradually downward to a depth of 4 meters at the other end. What is the angle of depression made by the bottom of the pool?

May 15th, 2015

$tan\theta=\frac{opposite\hspace{5}side}{adjacent\hspace{5}side}\\ tan\theta=\frac{3}{50}\\ \theta=tan^{-1}\bigg(\frac{3}{50}\bigg)\\ \theta=3.43^{\circ}$

So, angle of depression =

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