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Get a good look (Posted on 2014-02-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You are in a large gallery with a large rectangular painting hung high on a wall. Its lower edge is m feet above your eye level. Its upper edge is n feet above your eye level.

How far back should you stand to maximize your viewing angle, the angle from your eyes to the top and bottom of the painting.

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re(2): Interesting observation Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to re: Interesting observation by Jer)

Except that if n or m = E, then the max viewing angle is 90 deg.  Still doesn't change the fact it's an interesting problem.

  Posted by Kenny M on 2014-02-20 22:45:26
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