# Solution: How far is point A from the building in meters?

Points A and B are 100 m apart and are of the same elevation as the foot of a building. The angles of elevation of the top of the building from points A and B are 21° and 32° respectively. How far is A from the building in meters?

#### Problem Statement: CE Board November 1997

Points A and B are 100 m apart and are of the same elevation as the foot of a building. The angles of elevation of the top of the building from points A and B are 21° and 32° respectively. How far is A from the building in meters?
• A. 259.28
• B. 265.42
• C. 271.64
• D. 277.29

Point A is 259.28 meters from the building.

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