The angle of elevation of the top of a tower from a point is 60 degree. If the distance of the point from the tower is 10 m, what is the height of the tower?

Options :
  1. 21.2 m
  2. 15 m
  3. 17.3 m
  4. none of the above
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3


Let the height of tower be h. h/10 = tan 60 degree h/10 = 1.732 h = 10*1.732 = 17.32 m

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