CBSE Class 10 Maths Introduction to Heights and Distances

Q.

A tower is 1003 m high. Find the angle of elevation if its top from a point is 100 m away from its foot. 



Q.

The height of a tower is 15 m. What is the length of its shadow when the Sun’s altitude is 45°? 



Q.

The ratio of the length of a rod and its shadow is 1:1. What is the angle of elevation of the Sun? 



Apply the principles of Trigonometry in finding out the 'Heights and distances'. Definition of line of sight, angles of elevation and depression.