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A magician standing on a platform subtends an angle of 15° at a point on the ground.
The angle of elevation of the platform from the same point is 45 degrees.
The magician is 180 cm high.
Find the height of the platform.Code:* A *| * | * | 180 * | * | * * B * * | *15°* | * * | h * * | ** 45° | P * - - - - - * C h
The magician is:
The height of the platform is:
The observation point is
Since is an isosceles right triangle: .