The Eiffel Tower

The top of the Eiffel Tower is seen from a distance of 600 meters at an angle of 30 degrees. Find the tower height.

Result

h =  346.41 m

Solution:

x=600 m A=30   tanA=h:x  h=x tanA=x tan30 =600 tan30 =x 0.57735=346.41016=346.41 mx=600 \ \text{m} \ \\ A=30 \ ^\circ \ \\ \ \\ \tan A=h : x \ \\ \ \\ h=x \cdot \ \tan A ^\circ =x \cdot \ \tan 30^\circ \ =600 \cdot \ \tan 30^\circ \ =x \cdot \ 0.57735=346.41016=346.41 \ \text{m}



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