Posted by **Joy** on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 9:58pm.

The biggest attraction at the new amusement park, World of Fun, is the huge slide that goes under the ground. To get to the top of the slide, Jon has to climb up a 56-foot ladder. Then he rides the slide to the bottom. Finally, Jon walks through a tunnel to the elevator and rides a 35 feet to get back to ground level. The section of the slide that is above ground level is 77 feet long.

a) Use the similar triangles to find the length of the portion of the slide below ground level.

b) What is the total length of the slide.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Pre-Algebra - The biggest attraction at the new amusement park, World of Fun, is...
- Geometry - Children climb 8 ft to the top of a slide. The end of the slide is 1 ...
- math - There is a slide in the park that is 18 feet long. The ladder to the top ...
- MATH - There is a slide in the park that is 18 feet long. The ladder to the top ...
- math - There is a slide in the park that is 18 feet long. The ladder to the top ...
- math - Consider a slide shaped like a right triangle. The base of the slide is ...
- math - Consider a slide shaped like a right triangle. The base of the slide is ...
- trig - A water-park slide covers 100 feet of horizontal space and is 36 feet ...
- geometry - the top of a giant slide is 30 ft off the ground. the slide rises at ...
- Math - Steve is building a slide for a new park. He wants the height of the ...

More Related Questions