A surveyor is measuring the distance across a small lake.


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He has set up his transit on one side of the lake 150 feet from piling that directly across from pier on other side.From his transit the angle between the piling and pier is 30degrees.What is the distance between the piling and pier to the nearest ft

Nov 23rd, 2014

The distance is d= 150 / cos 30 = 150 divided by 1/2 = 300 Ft.

Answer 300 ft

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