A surveyor is trying to determine the height of a mountain. First, he msut determine how far away it is. He establishes a base line of 1km and measures the angle to the summit from both ends of the base line. The angle on the right side is 88degrees and the angle on the left end is 88degrees. (Mountain is centered on the base line.)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How far away is the mountain? (what is the perpendicular distance from the base line to the mountain?

is this a trick question or is it just simply 1000meters?

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