Mathematics

The angle of elevation of a point T on a tower from a point U…

The angle of elevation of a point T on a tower from a point U on the horizontal ground is 30o. If TU = 54m, how high is T above the horizontal ground?
  • A.
    108m
  • B.
    72m
  • C.
    46.3m
  • D.
    31.2m
  • E.
    27m
Correct Answer: Option E
Explanation

sin30 = x/54
x =54 x 1/2
= 27m