







Two wires between two buildings 
20170511 

Bill pose la question : I need to find the height of the intersection point of two building wires< br />
Building A is 860 feet high and building B is 480 feet high. The wires existent from the top of one building to
The bottom of the other < br />
The distance between is 32 feet Penny Nom lui répond. 





Building a pyramid 
20161201 

Jesse pose la question : I'm trying to build a 30"by30"by 18.25"tall pyramid,what should my cutting measurements be? Harley Weston lui répond. 





The side length of a gazebo 
20150314 

Dennie pose la question : From middle of side to middle of opposite is 14'6". What is the length of the side? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a building 
20150218 

prateek pose la question : the height of a flagpole on top of a building is 6m.
the angle of elevation of the top and bottom of the flagpole are 45 and 30 respectively.
find the height of the building Penny Nom lui répond. 





An antenna is atop a building 
20140705 

Andrew pose la question : If an antenna is atop a building 70 feet tall and the antenna has a beamwidth of 30 degrees how far from the building does the beam first touch the ground? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The angles of elevation and depression 
20121203 

Chelsey pose la question : a person on a balcony of one building looks towards a second building. if the angle of elevation to the top of the second building is 25 degrees, the angle of depression to the bottom of the second building is 17 degrees, and the balcony of the first building is 22 feet above the ground, what is the height of the second building? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a building 
20120908 

Lin pose la question : How do surveyors determine a height of a building 150 feet away with an observation angle at 40 degrees?
What is the elevation of that top floor? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Four carpenters can build eight houses in 10 days. 
20111123 

Kenneth pose la question : Four carpenters can build eight houses in 10 days.
Two carpenters can build how many houses in 15 days? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the height of the building? 
20110205 

Myra pose la question : The angle of elevation is 45 degrees. The distance from George's foot to the top of the building is 50m. What is the height of the building? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The shadow of a building 
20100728 

vera pose la question : building casts a shadow 210 ft. long,40 degree angle.How tall is the building? Penny Nom lui répond. 





An octagonal building 
20100623 

Nancy pose la question : I have to submit my approximate sq. meters of an Octagon home in
Costa Rica. All I know is all sides are equal. One structure has all sides at 16 feet and the second one has all sides equal at 8 ft. I then have to convert it to sq. meters. Can anybody help me with this? Thank you so much, Nancy Penny Nom lui répond. 





The sides of a polygonal building 
20090213 

mark pose la question : length of sides of an 18 ft.diameter bldg
i need to find out if i should build an octagon or decagon to keep the
sides of the bldg at 8ft or less. how do i figure the length of the sides
of each? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Angle of Elevation 
20070510 

Micky pose la question : Two Buildings are on opposite sides of a street 40 feet wide.
The taller of the two buildings is 580 feet tall. The angle of depression
from the top of the tallest building to the shorter building across the
street is 57 degrees. Find the height of the shorter building. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The volume of a building 
20060628 

A student pose la question : a building is 8 feet wide and 16 feet long. it has a flat roof that is 12 feet high at one corner, and 10 feet high at each of the adjacent corners. what is the volume of the building? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Find the height of the pole 
20050322 

Dorothy Jean pose la question : From the top of a building 70ft.high, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 11.2 degrees. From the bottom of the building the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 33.4 degrees. Find the (a) height of the pole and (b) the distance from the building. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The height of a building 
20040616 

Lauren pose la question : I have a homework assignment to measure a building on my school's campus. I have to stand at least 40 ft away from the building and find the angle of elevation from my feet to the top of the building. Then I have to walk at least 40 ft form that point, record the distance as X, and find the angle of elevation from my feet to the top of the building. Using X and the angles, I have to determine the height of the building. I used a protractor and a weighted string to find the angle of elevation from my eyes to the top of the building. But I haven't been able to find the way to measure the angle of elevation from my feet to the top. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 16 foot ladder 
20030904 

Kelly pose la question : Two buildings are separated by a threefoot alleyway. Fatima wants to use a 16 foot ladder to reach a window in the wall of one of these buildings. If she places the foot of the ladder against the base of the other building, how far up the wall will the top of the ladder reach?? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The diagonal 
20010328 

Candace pose la question : Building measuring 40 feet 3 inches by 50 feet 3inches What is the measurement of the diagonal of the building? What was method of obtainin answer? Andrei Volodin lui répond. 





A pole next to a building 
20010220 

Robert L. Haun pose la question : A pole 100 feet tall is erected next to a building 10' X 10' X 10' . Object is to cut off the pole so the upper end remains touching the part cut off, while the cutoff portion touches the cutoff point, the edge of the building and the ground. Note assume the pole is touching the building and is "very thin" What is/are the cutoff points? Penny Nom lui répond. 

