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Math word problem
A fire and rescue squads places a 15 ft ladder against a burning building. If he ladder is 9ft from the building how far up will the ladder reach? I got 17.5 ft Is that right?
February 19, 2013 by Marco

physics
A ladder of mass 34.4 kg and length 3.36 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.326; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 6, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A ladder of mass 39.0 kg and length 3.18 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.298; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 10, 2011 by I need help

phsyical science
compare an atoms structure to a ladder. what parts of the ladder correspond to the energy levels of the atom/ identify one way a real ladder is not a good model for an atom.
October 15, 2008 by taylor

Physics
A 30-kg uniform ladder 12 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 50 degrees above the horizontal. A 45-kg boy climbs 5.0 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the force exerted by the ladder on the wall?
November 4, 2013 by shaun

Geometry
I am leaning a ladder against a wall. The ladder is 18 ft long, and I place the bottem of the ladder away from the wall, forming a 48░ angle. How far away is the bottem of the ladder from the wall?
March 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Calculus
A 15 ft ladder is placed against a vertical wall. the bottom of the ladder is sliding away from the wall at a rate of 2 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 9 ft from the wall?
February 28, 2013 by Trevor

math(Please help!!!)
A ladder is leaning against a house and is forming a 60 degree angle with the ground. If the top of the ladder is 18 feet off of the ground, how long is the ladder? Leave your answer in exact form.
November 4, 2008 by Abbey

geometry
a ladder is 15 ft long and is leaning against the wall. the top of the ladder is 12 feet above the ground. find the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. draw and label a picture and show work....
March 20, 2012 by rob

Physics
A uniform ladder of mass m = 6.5 kg and length l = 2.1 m leans at an angle against a frictionless wall, Fig. 12-72. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is Ás = 0.3, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip?
March 15, 2014 by Anonymous

calculus
A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
October 7, 2010 by Sasha

math
A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
October 7, 2010 by Sasha

Physics
Romeo takes a uniform 15.0-m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 20.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.07 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 93.2 percent of the way to the top, the...
February 19, 2012 by Jerry

CALCULUS
A 25 ft ladder is leaning against a vertical wall. At what rate (with respect to time) is the angle theta between the ground and the ladder changing, if the top of the ladder is sliding down the wall at the rate of r inches per second, at the moment that the top of the ladder ...
March 29, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Romeo takes a uniform 13.7-m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 23.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.43 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 88.3 percent of the way to the top, the...
February 15, 2013 by Nick

physics
Romeo takes a uniform 13.7-m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 23.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.43 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 88.3 percent of the way to the top, the...
February 17, 2013 by Nick

Math
A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
April 28, 2010 by Jennifer

Math
A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
April 28, 2010 by Jennifer

math
A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
May 3, 2010 by peter

calculus
A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x change with respect...
May 3, 2010 by peter

Math
A building 24 m tall is viewed from the top and bottom of a vertical ladder.The building forms an angle of 45 degrees with the top of the ladder and an angle of 60 degrees with the bottom of the ladder.Find (i) the height of the vertical ladder (ii) the distance between the ...
July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
As part of a training exercise, 16 firemen need to carry equipment up a ladder hooked to the top of an office building that is 15 meters tall. If the base of the ladder is 7 meters from the wall, about how long is the ladder?
May 2, 2012 by askaaska

physics
) A uniform ladder of mass m and length leans at an angle against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip.
November 6, 2013 by emy

calculus
A 20 ft ladder is leaning against the side of a house. If the bottom of the ladder is moving away from the house at the rate of 2 feet per second, how fast is the top of the ladder moving down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 12 feet from the house
March 16, 2011 by Diana

physics
A uniform ladder of mass m and length L leans at an angle θ against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.43, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip? Do i use the equation Fn- Mg= 0
January 17, 2011 by Sydney

Physics
The Ladder is 5 m long and weighs 180N. The guy weighs 800N, and stops 1m horizontally up the ladder. The bottom of the ladder rest on a horizontal stone ledge at 53.1 degree. Find the normal and he frictional force at the base. HELP!!!
November 3, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
The Ladder is 5 m long and weighs 180N. The guy weighs 800N, and stops 1m horizontally up the ladder. The bottom of the ladder rest on a horizontal stone ledge at 53.1 degree. Find the normal and he frictional force at the base. HELP!!!
November 3, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics - PLEASE HELP
A 25-kg uniform ladder 10-m is leaning against a frictionless wall. The ladder is making an angle of 32░ to the ground. What is the magnitude of the total force exerted on the ladder by the ground? 675 N 462 N 245 N 543 N 314 N
November 4, 2013 by shaun

Math
Use the pythagorean Theorem to solve this problem. A painter places an 11 ft ladder against a house. The base of the ladder is 3 ft from the house. How high on the house does the ladder reach?
April 28, 2011 by MathIsTheBest

plane and spherical trigonometry
a ladder 38 feet long is leaning against the side of a wall. if the angle between the ladder and the wall is 54 (degrees) approximately how far is the bottom of the ladder from the wall?
July 8, 2013 by mhonic

Physics - Equilibrium
A uniform ladder of mass M and length L leans at an angle theta against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is U, determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip.
April 18, 2008 by Nik

Physics
A ladder 10-m long and weighing 50 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground.
May 7, 2010 by Stacey

physics
a uniform ladder of mass m and length l leans against fricitonless wall angle theta. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is u, find the formula for the minimun angle such that the ladder won't slip
November 30, 2012 by ashley

geometry
a 30 foot ladder leaning against a vertical wall makes an angle of 81 degrees with the ground how far from the base of the pole is the surveyor?
May 20, 2014 by taylor

Pythagorean Theorem
A ladder resting against the side of a building reaches 32 ft up the building. If the ladder is 40 ft long, how far from the building is the base of the ladder?
July 15, 2010 by david

algebra 1
if you have a 10ft ladder placd leaning against the wall,and the ladder is 6ft from the wall.how high does the ladder reach on the wall?
May 27, 2011 by tyyyyyy

Maths
A ladder of length 6 m leans against a vertical wall so that the base of ladder is 2m from the wall. calculate the angle between the ladder and the wall.
July 27, 2014 by faisal

physics
An 77 person stands on a uniform ladder 4.0 long, that weighs 100 , as shown in the figure . The floor is rough; hence, it exerts both a normal force, , and a frictional force, , on the ladder. The wall, on the other hand, is frictionless; it exerts only a normal force, . the ...
December 7, 2011 by bob

physics
A glass cleaner of mass 95 kg places a 22 kg ladder against the wall.The ladder is 10 m long and rests on a wet floor with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.40. What is the maximum length that the window cleaner can climb before the ladder slips?
February 28, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A glass cleaner of mass 95 kg places a 22 kg ladder against the wall.The ladder is 10 m long and rests on a wet floor with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.40. What is the maximum length that the window cleaner can climb before the ladder slips?
February 28, 2010 by Jatinder

Physics
A uniform ladder 10.0m long and weighing 50.0N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and ground.
October 24, 2012 by CM

Physics
A ladder of mass 39.4 kg and length 2.88 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.282; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
June 25, 2012 by James

Physics, need help only on part one.
You are using a 5-m-long ladder to paint the exterior of your house. The point of contact between the ladder and the siding of the house is 4 m above the ground. The ladder has a mass of 18.0 kg. You weigh 56.6 kg and stand three-quarters of the way up the ladder. (a) ...
October 25, 2011 by mymi

geometry
a playground is 50yd by 50 yd amy walked across the playground from one corner to the opposite corner. how far did she walk? i got : 5000yd #2 a 70 ft ladder is mounted 10 ft above the ground on a fire truck. the bottom of the ladder is 40 ft from the wall of a building. the ...
May 2, 2012 by marko

geometry
A ladder is propped against a wall. If the top of the ladder reaches 18 feet up the wall and the base of the ladder is 6 feet from the base of the wall, how long is the ladder?
January 25, 2011 by carolyn

physics
A 150-kg ladder leans against a smooth wall, making an angle of 30 degrees with the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is one-third the way up from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the floor provide if the ladder is not to slip?
October 7, 2011 by lawrence

phy
A 150-kg ladder leans against a smooth wall, making an angle of 30 degrees with the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is one-third the way up from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the floor provide if the ladder is not to slip?
August 13, 2014 by samson

physics
a 700 newton man is able to climb up 4.5 meters on a 6 meters ladder before it slips. What must be the coefficient of friction be if the ladder is arranged so that it makes an angle 50 degrees with the ground? Assume the ladder to be uniform and weighing 450 newtons.
September 23, 2014 by james

Calculus
A 18 ft ladder leans against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 4 ft from the wall at time t=0 and slides away from the wall at a rate of 3ft/sec. Find the velocity of the top of the ladder at time t=1. The velocity of ladder at time t=1 is __________ ft/sec.
October 30, 2011 by Reonea

rpi
For the stepladder shown in Fig. 12-51, sides AC and CE are each 3.34 m long and hinged at C. Bar BD is a tie-rod 0.662 m long, halfway up. A man weighing 746 N climbs 2.51 m along the ladder. Assuming that the floor is frictionless and neglecting the mass of the ladder, find...
November 15, 2010 by Anonymous

math
a 13 ft ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of the ladder stand on level ground 5ft from the base of the building. how high up the wall does the ladder reach.
November 1, 2013 by pam

Math
A ladder is placed against a wall, with its base 2 m from the wall. The ladder touches the top of a 2 m fence that is 1.5 m from the wall. How high up the wall does the ladder reach? Thanks for answering! Your help is greatly appreciated.
September 4, 2011 by Jim

Math
A 26ft ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 24ft from the base of the building. How high up the wall does the ladder reach?
November 2, 2013 by Pam

Geometry
Need to use a ladder to reach a window that is 8 meters above the ground. The base of the ladder will be 6 meters from base of the building. How long must the ladder be?
August 28, 2012 by Des

Math
A firefighters ladder, 65 feet long, rests against a tall building. If the bottom of the ladder is 16 feet from the building, how high up the wall does the ladder reach.
December 12, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
Suppose there is a 10 meter ladder leaning against the wall of a building and the base of the ladder is sliding away from the building at a rate of 3 meters per second. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the base of the ladder is 8 meters from the wall?
December 30, 2010 by Terra

Calculus
A 15 ft ladder leans against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 4 ft from the wall at time t=0 and slides away from the wall at a rate of 3ft/sec. Find the velocity of the top of the ladder at time t=2. The velocity of ladder at time t=2 is ........ft/sec.
October 29, 2011 by saud

physics help!
A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an angle θ = 51░ with ...
April 10, 2014 by Michelle

Calculus
A 20' ladder leans against a building. The bottom of the ladder is sliding away horizontally at a rate of 2 feet per second. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the building when it is 12' above the ground?
November 2, 2011 by Amy

Algebra
The base of a ladder is 14 feet away from the wall. The top of the ladder is 17 feet from the floor. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest thousandth. length^2=14^2 + 17^2
May 27, 2007 by Audrey

math
A ladder 9.00 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 75.0░ to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?
July 19, 2009 by melvin

physics
A ladder 8.65 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 63.0░ to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?
August 23, 2010 by Kayla

Math
If a wall is 6th tall and a ladder is leaning against it. The ladder is 8th tall, how far apart is is the base of the ladder away from the wall?
December 7, 2010 by Tiara

math
A ladder leans against a wall four feet above the ground. The base of the ladder is three feet from the wall. How long is the ladder?
March 9, 2011 by anonymous

geometry
a ladder is placed against the side of a building at an angle of 50 degree. the ladder's base is 10ft away from the base of the building. How long is the ladder?
February 28, 2012 by james

geometry
The top of a ladder is leaning on a building at a point 12 feet above the ground; the bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the base of the building. What is the length of the ladder?
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A ladder 7.65 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 60.5░ to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?
September 14, 2012 by kim

physics
A ladder 7.65 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 72.5░ to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?
September 1, 2013 by Amy

physics
A 50 kg uniform ladder, 5.0 m long, is placed against a smooth wall at a height of h = 3.7 m. The base of the ladder rests on a rough horizontal surface whose coefficient of static friction is 0.40. An 80 kg block is suspended from the top rung of the ladder, just at the wall...
October 29, 2012 by george

physics
A 50 kg uniform ladder, 5.0 m long, is placed against a smooth wall at a height of h = 3.7 m. The base of the ladder rests on a rough horizontal surface whose coefficient of static friction is 0.40. An 80 kg block is suspended from the top rung of the ladder, just at the wall...
November 16, 2012 by jenn

Calc.
A ladder 25ft long is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of 2 ft per second. How fast is the top of the ladder moving down the wall when its base is 7ft from the wall?
November 1, 2010 by Preston

MATH
The bottom of the ladder on a horizontal flat surface rests against a wall. It makes an angle of elevation of 35░. The bottom of the ladder is 42 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.
May 9, 2013 by Rich

College Physics
A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an angle θ = 51░ with ...
April 11, 2014 by Michelle

physics
A uniform 250 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 35 degree angle with the wall. (a)Draw a free body diagram of the ladder. (b) Find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. (c) What is the friction force on the ladder at the ...
November 9, 2009 by collegekid

Physics
A house painter stands 3 m above the ground on a 5.3-m-long ladder that leans against the wall at a point 4.7 m above the ground. The painter weighs 638 N and the ladder weighs 143 N. Assuming no friction between the house and the upper end of the ladder, find the force of ...
March 17, 2012 by Keith

SCIENCE
A uniform ladder which is 10metres long and weighs 300newtons leans with its upper end against smooth vertical wall and its lower end on arough ground.the bottom of the ladder is 6metres from the base of the wall.a man weighing 700newtons stands on the ladder at a point ...
November 13, 2009 by SOLVE

math
tilissa was on the middle rung of a ladder.she went up 3 rungs,thendown 5 rungs and then up 7 rungs where she rested.later she climbed up the remaining 7 rungs on the ladder.how many rungs did the ladder have?
January 27, 2013 by francis

Math
A 15 ft ladder leans against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 3 ft from the wall at time t=0 and slides away from the wall at a rate of 3ft/sec. Find the velocity of the top of the ladder at time t=3.
October 14, 2007 by Anonymous

Calculus
A 5m long ladder rests on a vertical wall. if the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at 1m/s, how fast is the angle between the lader and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 3m from the wall?
August 15, 2010 by Lereesa

Right triangle (tri)
ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?
December 17, 2009 by pat

Right triangle (tri)
ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?
December 17, 2009 by pat

algebra 2
a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 6 feet. find the length of the ladder if the lenght is 2 feet more than its distance from the wall.
March 18, 2012 by amanda

college
A ladder 10 feet long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a speed of 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall changing when the angle is /4 radians?
November 30, 2010 by Emilia

Calculus
A ladder is leaning against the wall of a house.The base of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of 2ft/sec (b) Consider the triangle formed by the side of the house ,theladder, and the ground. Find the rate at which the triangle is changing when the base of the ...
February 6, 2012 by stheva

Physics
A uniform 250 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 35 degree angle with the wall. (a) find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. B) what is the friction force on the ladder at the floor?
June 25, 2009 by Sarah

martin Luther King High School
ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?
December 17, 2009 by pat

Calculus!
A 16 ft. ladder leans against a wall, with the top being 12 ft. from the wall when time t=0. The top is sliding down at a constant rate of 4 ft./second. Given that the top of the ladder touches the ground at 3 seconds, what is the velocity of the bottom of the ladder when t=3?
November 23, 2012 by Tanya

math
A ladder is resting against a wall. The top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 20ft. Find the length of the ladder if its length is 4 ft more than its distance from the wall.
September 28, 2011 by stephanie

math
a ladder is leaning againt the side of a building. The ladder is 10 feet away from the building and touches the building at a point 24 feet above the base. How long is the ladder?
March 7, 2012 by mary ann

Math
An extension ladder adjusts in length from 10 ft to 16 ft. Suppose you've leaned your ladder against your house sot that, at its minimum lenght, it touches the base of your first floor window, 9 feet above the ground. Without moving the base, how high will the ladder reach ...
March 24, 2009 by Suz

algebra
a ladder is leaning up against a wall. The ladder is 8 feet long and is 3 feet away from the base of the wall. find the angle the ladder makes with the wall.
March 11, 2012 by abby

Geometry
Larry has a ladder that is 16' long. If he sets the base of the ladder on level ground 5 feet from the side of the house, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder reach when it rests against the house?
February 6, 2014 by Nena

maths
a 4m ladder is leaning against a wall when its base starts to slide away. By the time the base is 2m from the wall, the base is moving at the rate of 1m/sec. find a) the speed at which the top of the ladder is sliding down the wall b) the rate at which the area of the triangle...
July 15, 2012 by Michelle

geom/trig
A 40 ft ladder leans against a wall so the base of the ladder is 11 feet away from the base of the wall . What angle does the ladder make with the wall?
March 5, 2012 by Tom

Math
A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help.
April 18, 2011 by ada

math
A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help.
April 18, 2011 by ashely

Math
A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help.
April 18, 2011 by ashely

algebra 1
A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help
April 19, 2011 by Maram

math
A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help
April 19, 2011 by Maram

Trigonometry
A ladder that is 15 feet long is placed so that it reaches from level ground to the top of a vertical wall that is 13 feet high A. Use the law of sines to find the angle that the ladder makes with the ground to the nearest hundredth B. Is more than one position of the ladder ...
March 27, 2012 by Melissa

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