Q. 124.0( 3 Votes )

The height of a tower is 100 m. When the angle of elevation of the sun changes from 30° to 45°, the shadow of the tower becomes x metres less. The value of x is
A. 100 m




Answer :

Let AB be the tower of height 100 m

BC is the total distance of shadow formed at two different angles namely ACB and ADB 30° and 45° respectively


tan 30° =

= 100

a = 100


tan 45° =

100√3-x = 100

x = 100(√3-1) m

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