# CBSE Class 10 Maths Applications of Heights and Distances

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The line drawn from the eye of an observer to the point in the object where the person is viewing can be a

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The angle formed by the line of sight with the horizontal when the object is below the horizontal level is called the

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The angle formed by the line of sight with the horizontal when the object is above the horizontal level is called the

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