Question
Fri February 11, 2011 By: Aviral Sharma Sharma

To find height

Expert Reply
Fri February 11, 2011
Dear student,
Let AD be the light house and B and C be the positions of the two boats.
Let BD = x, CD = 100 - x (Given, BC = 100 m)
In triangle ABD,
tan45o=1 =
So, AD = x
In triangle ADC,
tan30o =
We hope that clarifies your query.
Regards,
Team
TopperLearning
Ask the Expert