A surveyor standing 59 meters from the base of a building measures the angle to the top of the building abd finds it to be 36 degrees. the surveyor then measures the angle to the top of the radio tower on the building and finds it 48 degrees how tall is the radio tower?
Need to know in meters how tall the building is please and thank you
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To determine the height of the building w/o the radio tower, hB:
tan(36o) = hB/59
Solve for hB
To determine the height of the building and radio tower, hB+RT:
tan(48o) = (hB+RT)/59
Solve for hB+RT
Height of Radio Tower, hRT
hRT = hB+RT - hB