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Jambmaths question: 

The shadow of a pole $5\sqrt{3}m$high is 5m. Find the angle of elevation of the sun

Option A: 

45o

Option B: 

75o

Option C: 

35o

Option D: 

60o

Jamb Maths Solution: 

$\begin{align}  & \tan \theta =\frac{5\sqrt{3}}{5} \\ & \tan \theta =\sqrt{3};\text{  }\theta ={{\tan }^{-1}}\sqrt{3}\text{,   }\theta ={{60}^{o}} \\\end{align}$

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