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A 6m ladder leans against a wall. The foot of the ladder is placed at an angle of elevation at 63 degrees with the ground. How far is the foot of the ladder from the wall?

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    We dra a rt. triangle.

    X = Hor. side = Dist. from foot of ladder to wall.
    Y = Ver. side.
    Z = Hyp. = 6 m. = Length of ladder.

    X = Z*cos63 = 6*cos63 = 2.72 m.

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