heights and distances

Asked by  | 3rd Feb, 2010, 05:59: PM

Expert Answer:

 

 

tan θ = (H - h)/x

H = xtan θ + h .......(1)

Now,

tan Φ = h/x,

x = h/tan Φ

Put for x in (1),

H = (h/tan Φ) tan θ + h

= h((tan θ/tan Φ) + 1)

= h(tan θ cot Φ + 1)

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Answered by  | 4th Feb, 2010, 09:44: AM

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