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From the top of a building 70 m high, angle of depression of a car on the road is 27 degrees. How far is the car from the foot of the building?

micheala950831  Mar 28, 2017
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tan = opposite / adjacent

tan (27º) = x / 70

70tan(27º) = x

35.667 m ≈ x

hectictar  Mar 28, 2017
edited by hectictar  Mar 28, 2017

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