Bird Watching

Matt is using his binoculars and spots a bird at the top of a tree. The tree is a total of 26.8m tall and Matt is 1.8m tall. Using this information, answer the following questions.

Question 1

If Matt is 1.8m tall and the tree is approximately 26.8 metres high, find how the value of f, assuming Matt is looking from eye-level. Find the value of side f.

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Question 2

What is the angle of elevation to the nearest whole degree from Matt's position to the bird?

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Question 3

What is the angle of depression to the nearest whole degree from the bird to Matt's position?

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Question 4

Are your answers to Question #1 and #2 the same? Why/why not?