Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) (5 to 8) Class 8

Find the distance between the helicopter and the ship - Mathematics

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Find the distance between the helicopter and the ship

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Solution

From the figure AS is the distance between the helicopter and the ship.

∆APS is a right angled triangle, by Pythagoras theorem,

AS2 = AP2 + PS2

= 802 + 1502 = 6400 + 22500

= 28900

= 1702

∴ The distance between the helicopter and the ship is 170 m

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Chapter 5: Geometry - Exercise 5.2 [Page 178]

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 8th Mathematics Answers Guide
Chapter 5 Geometry
Exercise 5.2 | Q 6 | Page 178

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