Q. 173.7( 6 Votes )

The angle of elevation of the top of a tower at a distance of 50 m from its foot is 60°. Find the height of the tower.

Answer :

A diagram of the given situation is drawn,



Using a diagram to explain why angle BCA is used as the angle of elevation.


We know that from trigonometric ratios that,






Therefore, the calculated height of tower is m.


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