Mathematics

At a point 500m from the base of a water tank the angle of elevation…

At a point 500m from the base of a water tank the angle of elevation of the top of the tank is 45o. Find the height of the tank,

  • A.
    250m
  • B.
    353m
  • C.
    354m
  • D.
    433m
  • E.
    500m
Correct Answer: Option E
Explanation

(tan 45 = frac{x}{500})

(x = 500 tan 45)

= (500 m)