Two ships are sailing in the sea on the two sides of a lighthouse. The angle of elevation of the top of the lighthouse is observed from the ships are 30° and 45° respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:
Answer: Option C
Let AB be the lighthouse and C and D be the positions of the ships.
Then, AB = 100 m, ACB = 30° and ADB = 45°.