Q. 34.9( 14 Votes )

A ladder is placed along a wall of a house such that its upper end is touching the top of the wall. The foot of the ladder is 2 m away from the wall and the ladder is making an angle of 60° with the level of the ground. Determine the height of the wall.

Answer :


Let the length of the wall = h (m)


In ∆ABC,


tan60°=


√3 =


h = 2√3 m



Therefore length of the wall is 2√3 m


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