Solution: How far should he stand from the base in order that the angle subtended by the statue is a maximum?

A statue 3 m high is standing on a base of 4 m high. If an observer’s eye is 1.5 m above the ground, how far should he stand from the base in order that the angle subtended by the statue is a maximum?

How far should he stand from the base in order that the angle subtended by the statue is a maximum?

Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1998

A statue 3 m high is standing on a base of 4 m high. If an observer’s eye is 1.5 m above the ground, how far should he stand from the base in order that the angle subtended by the statue is a maximum?

Problem Answer:

He should stand 3.71 m from the base in order that the angle subtended by the statue is a maximum

Solution:

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