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A dip circle lies initially in the magnetic meridian. If it is now rotated through angle θ in the horizontal plane, then tangent of the angle of dip is changed in the ratio

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1 : cos θ
cos θ : 1
1 : sin θ
sin θ : 1

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detailed solution

Correct option is A

Here, tanδ=BVBH and tanδ'=BVBH cos θ∴tan δ'tan δ=BVBH cos θ x BHBV =1cos θ

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