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## Homework Statement

A ship is d feet from a dock (horizontal distance). The dock is 40 feet above sea level. The angle of depression from the dock to the ship is θ. Write θ as a function of d.

## Homework Equations

This question is accompanied with choices. The choices are

[tex](A) θ = 40arctan(d)[/tex]

[tex](B) θ = arctan(\frac{40}{d})[/tex]

[tex](C) θ = arcsin(\frac{d}{60})[/tex]

[tex](D) θ = \frac{arctan(d)}{40}[/tex]

[tex](E) none of these[/tex]

## The Attempt at a Solution

First, I would like to know if my graphical representation of this problem is correct.

Thank you!

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