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The true value of angle of dip at a place is 60. The apparent dip, in a plane inclined at an angle of 30 with the magnetic meridian is:

A
tan1(12)
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tan1(2)
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tan1(23)
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tan1(13)
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Solution

The correct option is B tan1(2)
δDip Angle

δTrue=60

δApp=?

Angle between the given plane and magnetic meridian, θ=30

Now, tan(δApp)=tan(δReal)cosθ

tan(δApp)=tan60cos30=33/2=2

δApp=tan1(2)

Hence, option (B) is the correct answer.

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