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Fri December 28, 2012 By:
 

A 6cm high pole casts a shadow 2root3m long on ground ,then find the sun's elevation?

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Fri December 28, 2012
 
Let AB be the pole and BC be its shadow.
AB = 6 cm and BC = 2 root 3
 
tan theta = AB/BC = 6/ 2 root3 = 3/ root 3 = root 3
theta = 60 degrees
 
Thus, angle of elevation = 60 degrees
Sun March 26, 2017

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