Solution: Approximate the shortest distance of tower C to the highway

Points A and B 1000 m apart are plotted on a straight highway running East and West. From A, the bearing of a tower C is 32° W of N and from B the bearing of C is 26° N of E. Approximate the shortest distance of tower C to the highway.

Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1998

Points A and B 1000 m apart are plotted on a straight highway running East and West. From A, the bearing of a tower C is 32° W of N and from B the bearing of C is 26° N of E. Approximate the shortest distance of tower C to the highway.
• A. 364 m
• B. 374 m
• C. 384 m
• D. 394 m

The shortest distance of tower C to the highway is 374 m

Solution:

Latest Problem Solving in Plane Trigonometry Problems

More Questions in: Plane Trigonometry Problems

Search! Type it and Hit Enter

 Accepting Contribution for Website Operation. Thanks! Option 1 : \$5 USD Option 2 : \$10 USD Option 3 : \$15 USD Option 4 : \$20 USD Option 5 : \$25 USD Option 6 : \$50 USD Option 7 : \$100 USD Option 8 : Other Amount