A tree is broken by the wind. The top struck the ground at an angle of 30o and at a distance of 30 metres from the root. Find the whole height of the tree.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 2nd Nov, 2017, 09:26: AM

Expert Answer:

Let BD be the whole height of the tree

The tree breaks at point C and makes  as given into the figure such that

AC = CD

 

 

In rt.

        

Also

 Total height of tree = BC + AC


Answered by  | 2nd Nov, 2017, 11:26: AM