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# A storm broke a t

Let AB be a tree, and C is the point of break.

Height of tree = BC + AC

As, the treetop is rested 20 m from the base, making an angle of 60° with the horizontal.

In ∆ABC

AB = 20 m

∠ABC, θ = 60°

Now,

⇒ AC = 20 tan 60°

⇒ AC = 20√3 m

⇒ BC = 40 m

Height of tree = BC + AC = (40 + 20√3) meters.

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