What Angle Should A Person Throw a Stone? If

A person of height 6ft. wants to pluck a fruit which is on 26/3 ft. high tree. If the person is standing 8/√3 ft, away from the base of the tree, then at what angle should he throw a stone so that, it hits the fruit?

  1. 60o
  2. 75o
  3. 30o
  4. 45o
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 28th August 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (3) 30o

    Explanation:-
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    RE: What Angle Should A Person Throw a Stone? If


    According to the question,
    In right triangle PQR
    tan x = PR/QR
    = (8/3)/(8/sqrt.3)
    = 1/sqrt.3
    tan x = tan 30
    x = 30 degree.

    Hence, the answer is (3) 30 degree.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 2nd September 2015.
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