The building I focused at an angle 30°. When I moved 5 m building I focused at an angle 45°. What is the height of the building?

Correct result:

x =  6.8 m


tan30=x/y tan45=x/(y5)  tan45=x/(x/tan305)  x=5tan(45)tan(45)tan(30)1=6.8 m

We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you!

Showing 0 comments:

Tips to related online calculators
See also our right triangle calculator.
See also our trigonometric triangle calculator.

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

We encourage you to watch this tutorial video on this math problem: video1

Related math problems and questions:

  • The mast
    geodet_1 The top of the pole we see at an angle of 45°. If we approach the pole by 10 m, we see the top of the pole at an angle of 60°. What is the height of the pole?
  • Mast
    stoziar Mast has 13 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 13.3°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 45°12'.
  • Elevation angles
    mountain From the endpoints of the base 240 m long and inclined at an angle of 18° 15 ', the top of the mountain can be seen at elevation angles of 43° and 51°. How high is the mountain?
  • Powerplant chimney
    komin2 From the window of the building at a height of 7.5 m, the top of the factory chimney can be seen at an altitude angle of 76° 30 ′. The base of the chimney can be seen from the same place at a depth angle of 5° 50 ′. How tall is the chimney?
  • Inner angles
    triangle_1111 The inner angles of the triangle are 30°, 45° and 105° and its longest side is 10 cm. Calculate the length of the shortest side, write the result in cm up to two decimal places.
  • Resultant force
    3forces Calculate mathematically and graphically the resultant of a three forces with a common centre if: F1 = 50 kN α1 = 30° F2 = 40 kN α2 = 45° F3 = 40 kN α3 = 25°
  • Reflector
    lamp Circular reflector throws light cone with a vertex angle 49° and is on 33 m height tower. The axis of the light beam has with the axis of the tower angle 30°. What is the maximum length of the illuminated horizontal plane?
  • Cable car
    lanovka Cable car rises at an angle 45° and connects the upper and lower station with an altitude difference of 744 m. How long is "endless" tow rope?
  • 30-60-90
    30-60-90 The longer leg of a 30°-60°-90° triangle measures 5. What is the length of the shorter leg?
  • One side
    angle_incline One side is 36 long with a 15° incline. What is the height at the end of that side?
  • Steeple
    church_tower We see the church tower from the road at an angle of 52°. When we zoom out to 29 meters away, it can be seen at an angle of 21°. How high is it?
  • Tetrahedral pyramid
    ihlan Determine the surface of a regular tetrahedral pyramid when its volume is V = 120 and the angle of the sidewall with the base plane is α = 42° 30´.
  • Right triangle trigonometrics
    triangle2 Calculate the size of the remaining sides and angles of a right triangle ABC if it is given: b = 10 cm; c = 20 cm; angle alpha = 60° and the angle beta = 30° (use the Pythagorean theorem and functions sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent)
  • Balloon and bridge
    hlbkovy_angle From the balloon, which is 92 m above the bridge, one end of the bridge is seen at a depth angle of 37° and the second end at depth angle 30° 30 '. Calculate the length of the bridge.
  • Clouds
    uhly Approximately at what height is the cloud we see under an angle of 26°10' and see the Sun at an angle of 29°15' and the shade of the cloud is 92 meters away from us?
  • The rescue helicopter
    helicopter The rescue helicopter is above the landing site at a height of 180m. The site of the rescue operation can be seen from here at a depth angle of 52° 40 '. How far will the helicopter land from the rescue site?
  • The cable car
    lanovka The cable car is 2610 m long and rises at an angle of 35°. Calculate the height difference between the lower and upper station of the cable car.