Solution: Find the height of the nearby building in meters

Find the height of the nearby building in meters

Problem Statement: ME Board April 1991

A man standing on a 48.5 meter building high, has an eyesight height of 1.5 m from the top of the building, took a depression reading from the top of another nearby building and nearest wall, which are 50° and 80° respectively. Find the height of the nearby building in meters. The man is standing at the edge of the building and both buildings lie on the same horizontal plane.

  • A. 39.49
  • B. 35.50
  • C. 30.74
  • D. 42.55

Problem Answer:

The height of the nearby building is 39.49 m


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