question on heights and distances................

Asked by krithika.rrrr | 4th May, 2009, 11:56: PM

Expert Answer:

12 m

suppose the top of the smaller pole is A and the top of the bigger pole is B.

Then AB is the length of the wire.

Let AC be the line parallel to the ground thru' A..


 angle BAC= 30 degrees.


So in triangle BAC,

sin 30=6/AB

So, AB=12

Answered by  | 5th May, 2009, 09:32: AM

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