Mathematics

From the top of a cliff, the angle of depression of a boat on the…

From the top of a cliff, the angle of depression of
a boat on the sea is 60o, if the top of the cliff is
25m above the sea level, calculate the horizontal
distance from the bottom of the cliff to the boat.
  • A.
    50√3m
  • B.
    25√3m
  • C.

    25√3m/3
  • D.

    25m/3
  • E.

    √3m/25
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

x/25 = tan 30o

x =

25/√3

=

25√3/3