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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# 1 Answer

To determine the height of the building w/o the radio tower, h

_{B}:tan(36

^{o}) = h_{B}/59Solve for h

_{B}To determine the height of the building and radio tower, h

_{B+RT:}tan(48

^{o}) = (h_{B+RT})/59Solve for h

_{B+RT}Height of Radio Tower, h

_{RT}h

_{RT}= h_{B+RT}- h_{B}