How does x=8.66? Would you do 15tan(60)??

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In case this is unclear, x=8.66 is the answer. I don't mean to say that x in the problem is equal to 8.66

Originally Posted by beetz How does x=8.66? Would you do 15tan(60)?? $\displaystyle \tan 60 = \frac {15}x$ $\displaystyle \Rightarrow x = \frac {15}{\tan 60}$ $\displaystyle \Rightarrow x = \frac {15}{\sqrt{3}}$ $\displaystyle \Rightarrow x \approx 8.66$

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