Answer :

Let AD be the height of the statue which is 1.6 m,

And DB be the height of the pedestal.

And C be the point where the observer is present.

To find: height of pedestal, BD
Now,

In Δ ABC,


where p = perpendicular and b = base

In Δ DBC,


On comparing (i) and (ii),



Hence, height of pedestal is 0.8(√3 + 1)m

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