Q. 155.0( 2 Votes )

A pole casts a shadow of length 2√3 m on the ground when the sun's elevation is 60°. The height of the pole is
A. 4J m

B. 6 m

C. 12 m

D. 3 m

Answer :

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In the above figure, let AB be the pole and BC be its shadow. Given that BC = 2√3 m and ACB = 60°. We have to find AB.



or,



or,


AB = 2√3 × √3 = 2 × 3 = 6 m


Hence the correct choice is B.

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