# CBSE Class 10 Answered

**One day Rahul decided to measure the height of the building in his locality. He is 5 feet tall. He places a mirror on the ground and moves until he can see the top of the building. At the instant when Rahul is 2 feet from the mirror, the building is 48 feet from the mirror. Find 1. The Height of the building. (A.120, B.96, C.40, D.180)**

Asked by bassichtmlpage | 26 Mar, 2021, 10:18: AM

Expert Answer

Let h be the height of the building.

Clearly, the two triangles formed are similar.

So, the sides will be proportional.

Therefore,

48/2 = h/5

i.e. h = 24 x 5 = 120 m

Answered by Renu Varma | 26 Mar, 2021, 10:33: AM

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