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What is the distance of point P from the foot of the tower ?

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From a point P on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top tower is 30º. If the tower is 100 m high, Then what is the the distance of point P from the foot of the tower.

posted Dec 19, 2015 by Parampreet Kaur

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distance of point P from the foot of the tower is=173.2050

answer Dec 20, 2015 by Rajan Paswan
Adding the working of the solution
tan 30 = 1/sqrt(3)

Lets assume distance of pole is d and height is h
Tan A = h/d
Tan 30 = 100/d
d = 100/(Tan 30)
d = 100* sqrt(3)
d = 173.20m



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