Q. 74.8( 5 Votes )

The tops of two towers of height x and y, standing on level ground, subtend angles of 30° and 60° respectively at the centre of the line joining their feet, then find x: y.

Answer :


In ΔABE


tan 30° = x/a


x = a tan 30°


Now, in Δ ECD


tan 60° = y/a


y = a tan 60°




x :y = 1:3


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