# Solution: Determine the length of the pole

A pole cast a shadow 15 m long when the angle of elevation of the sun is 61°. If the pole is leaned 15° from the vertical directly towards the sun, determine the length of the pole.

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1994

A pole cast a shadow 15 m long when the angle of elevation of the sun is 61°. If the pole is leaned 15° from the vertical directly towards the sun, determine the length of the pole.
• A. 54.23 m
• B. 48.23 m
• C. 42.44 m
• D. 46.21 m

The length of the pole is 54.23 m

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