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The angles of depression of the top and bottom of a 50 m high building from the top of a tower are 45° and 60° respectively. Find the height of the tower and the horizontal distance between the tower and the building (use `sqrt3`=1.73)

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Reference Material

Solution for concept: Heights and Distances. For the course 8th-10th CBSE
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