Posted by **jill** on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 2:37pm.

A 24 foot ladder forms a 76 degree angle with the ground. The top of the ladder rests against the building. To the nearest inch how high up the building does the ladder reach?

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**Steve**, Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:44pm
if the ladder reaches height h,

h/24 = sin 76°

h = 24*.97 = 23.28' = 23'3"

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**kee**, Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 6:21pm
to nearest degree, what is angle M

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