## razor99 2 years ago A man watches a bird fly which is at a vertical height of 800km from the ground.If The angle of elevation is 60 Degree,find the actual distance between the man and the bird

1. razor99

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2. swissgirl

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3. razor99

k?

4. swissgirl

so we need to find out what x equals

5. swissgirl

Now are you aware of SOHCAHTOA?

6. razor99

yea

7. razor99

i know SOHCAHTOA :P

8. swissgirl

Okkk so which one would you use if you need to find out what x is?

9. razor99

lol idk hahahhaa

10. razor99

Hypontneus right

11. swissgirl

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12. swissgirl

Ok so whats opposite our angle 60 degrees?

13. razor99

hypotnuse

14. swissgirl

Nope I labeled the hypotnuse

15. swissgirl

if you see 800 is directly across the 60 degree angle

16. razor99

yea :D

17. razor99

so in here we should find the distance right

18. swissgirl

Ok here is the answer tan(60)=800/x

19. swissgirl

so x=800/tan(60)

20. razor99

13.3

21. razor99

is it correct

22. swissgirl

Nope

23. swissgirl

x=461.88

24. razor99

oh we should dvid by including tan right

25. swissgirl

ya so its $$x=\large \frac{800}{\tan(60)}$$

26. razor99

oh okay so thats the final answer right

27. swissgirl

yup:)

28. razor99

thank u swiisy

29. swissgirl

np :)