# Solution: What is the height of the tower?

A man finds the angle of elevation of the top of a tower to be 30°. He walks 85 m nearer the tower and finds its angle of elevation to be 60°. What is the height of the tower?

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1998

A man finds the angle of elevation of the top of a tower to be 30°. He walks 85 m nearer the tower and finds its angle of elevation to be 60°. What is the height of the tower?
• A. 76.31 m
• B. 73.31 m
• C. 73.16 m
• D. 73.61 m

The height of the tower is 73.61 m

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