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Posted by **ashlyn** on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 2:26am.

A twelve-foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder reaches 8 ft high on the wall, what is the angle the ladder forms with the ground to the nearest degree?

1. 36°

2. 42°

3. 48°

4. 54°

- algebra II -
**Henry**, Friday, July 1, 2011 at 12:30pmDraw a rt triangle with the ladder as

the hyp(12ft) and 8ft. as the ver side.

sinA = Y/r = 8/12 = 0.6666,

A = 41.81 deg or 42deg.

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