A tree is broken by the wind. The top struck the ground at an angle of 30^{o} 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

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

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