# angle of elevation

## 45 - Angle of elevation of the the kite's cord

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## 44 - Angle of elevation of the rope tied to a rowboat on shore

**Problem 44**

A rowboat is pushed off from a beach at 8 ft/sec. A man on shore holds a rope, tied to the boat, at a height of 4 ft. Find how fast the angle of elevation of the rope is decreasing, after 1 sec.

## 39 - Rate of increase of angle of elevation of the line of sight

**Problem 39**

A balloon, leaving the ground 60 ft from an observer, rises 10 ft/sec. How fast is the angle of elevation of the line of sight increasing, after 8 seconds?