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I am working on some avr programming for a robot which can understand elevation of an object in distance for now that object is a mirror , i wonder how total station cameras works i mean mathematical formula

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The only information you have is x and c in what formula i can get the elevation of B

If it's too basic to ask here sorry i am newbie in math , Thanks in advance

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$$\beta =x\sin(c)$$ check : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle

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You don't need to indent displayed formulas (enclosed in double dollar signs); they're automatically centred. The indentation is interpreted as indicating a block quote, which is a verbatim quote in which the dollar signs are interpreted literally. –  joriki Sep 20 '12 at 11:37
    
@seyhmus-gungoren x * sin(c) ? –  Synxmax Sep 20 '12 at 11:38
    
Thanks @joriki I first intended to use two dollars then indented then changed to 4 dollars then dollars appeared! )) then finally changed again. –  Seyhmus Güngören Sep 20 '12 at 11:39
    
@Synxmax yes you re right. –  Seyhmus Güngören Sep 20 '12 at 11:40
    
Strings like "sin" are interpreted as concatenations of variable names and are therefore italicized. To get the right font and spacing for function names like $\sin$, you can use the predefined commands like \sin, or if you need a function name like $\operatorname{erf}$ for which there's no predefined command, you can use \operatorname{erf}. –  joriki Sep 20 '12 at 11:41

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