Tourist 39691

How far from the lookout tower, 48 m high, did the tourist stand if he saw its top at an angle of 40 °?

Correct answer:

x =  57.2042 m

Step-by-step explanation:

h=48 m α=40   tanα=h:x=48:57.2042==0:0  x=h/tanα=h/tan40° =48/tan40° =48/0.8391=57.204=57.2042 m

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