To find height

Asked by Aviral Sharma Sharma | 11th Feb, 2011, 08:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
Let AD be the light house and B and C be the positions of the two boats.
Let BD = x, CD = 100 - x (Given, BC = 100 m)
In triangle ABD,
tan45o=1 =
So, AD = x
In triangle ADC,
tan30o =
We hope that clarifies your query.

Answered by  | 11th Feb, 2011, 09:48: PM

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