Q. 34.0( 5 Votes )

A circus artist is climbing from the ground along a rope stretched from the top of a vertical pole and tied at the ground. The height of pole is 10 m and the angle made by the rope with ground level has measure 30. Calculate the distance covered by the artist in climbing to the top of the pole.

Answer :

Let PQ be the pole, whose height is 10 m and PR be the length of a rope stretched from the top of a vertical pole. The artist is moving from R to P.



The angle made by the rope with ground level has measure 30⁰.


PRQ = 30⁰


In ∆PQR,




PR = 10 × 2


= 20 m


The distance covered by the artist in climbing to the top of the pole is 20m.


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