JEE Main & Advanced Mathematics Trigonometric Equations Question Bank Height and Distance

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    The angle of elevation of the sun, when the shadow of the pole is\[\sqrt{3}\]times the height of the pole, is  [MP PET 1991, 96]

    A) \[{{60}^{o}}\]

    B) \[{{30}^{o}}\]

    C) \[{{45}^{o}}\]

    D) \[{{15}^{o}}\]

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    \[\tan \alpha =\frac{h}{\sqrt{3}h}=\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}\] \[\Rightarrow \] \[\alpha ={{30}^{o}}\].

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