Brooke P.

asked • 05/15/17

How tall is the tower to the nearest metre

Edna walks 1.5 km to Amy's house, travelling 40 degrees east of north. The tower is due west of Amy's house. 
The angle of elevation from amys house to the top is 10 degress

1 Expert Answer


Dr. Sherif N. answered • 05/15/17

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Mark M.

The problem is 3-dimensional. The 40° is in the x-y plane while the height of the building is measured in the z-plane.
Additional information is needed, e.g., angle of elevation from home.


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