(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The statue of libery is 46 meters tall and stands on a plinth 47 meters tall.

How far back should a 2m tall person stand back to obtain the largest viewing angle? There is 66m of land in front of the statue, will the position be within these 66 meters?

2. Relevant equations

Law of Sines: sina/A=sinb/B

Law of cosines: b^2=a^2+c^2-2ac(cosB)

3. The attempt at a solution

I just dont understand what the largest viewing angle will be, wouldnt it just be the closest thing to 180 degrees? Also, wouldnt one theoretically be able to view all of the statue from any distance away?

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