Q. 43.7( 9 Votes )

If the angles of elevation of a tower from two points distant a and (a > b) from its foot and in the same straight line from it are 30° and 60°, then the height of the tower is




Answer :

Given BC = a and BD = b
Let the height AB = h
In right ΔABD,

tan θ =

tan 30° =



tan 60° =

√3 a = h………………2

Multiplying 1 and 2

h2 = b × √ 3 a

h = √ab

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