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Two poles of height 12 m and 4 m are situated in such a way that the sun rays through the top of a pole...

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Two poles of height 12 m. and 4 m. are situated in such a way that the sun rays through the top of a pole also passes through the top of other. What is the distance between the poles?
It is given that the sun rays make an angle of 45 degree with the horizon

posted Oct 16, 2015 by anonymous

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A 45 degree angle means for every meter height there must be one meter distance.
The height difference between the two poles is 8 meter, so they must be 8 meters apart.

answer Oct 17, 2015 by Jcm

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