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May 6, 2016
Number of results: 3,550

**Maths**

A ladder is inclined at an angle of 65degrees to the horizontal If the base of the ladder is 15.5m horizontally from the vertical wall What is the length of the ladder
*August 11, 2014 by Joe*

**math**

A painter leans a ladder against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder is 7 meters above the ground. When the bottom of the ladder is moved 1 meter farther away from the wall, the top of the ladder is 5 meters above the ground. What is the length of the ladder? Round to the ...
*November 17, 2010 by james*

**math**

A painter leans a ladder against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder is 7 meters above the ground. When the bottom of the ladder is moved 1 meter farther away from the wall, the top of the ladder is 5 meters above the ground. What is the length of the ladder? Round to the ...
*November 17, 2010 by HELP*

**Math**

A painter leans a ladder against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder is 7 meters above the ground. When the bottom of the ladder is moved 1 meter farther away from the wall, the top of the ladder is 5 meters above the ground. What is the length of the ladder? Round to the ...
*November 17, 2010 by HELP PLEASE*

**Physics**

A woman is standing on the middle of a ladder that leans up against a building, with an angle of 56 degrees from the ground. The wall is very slippery and the ladder is very light. What is the minimum coefficient of friction needed between the ground and the ladder so that ...
*April 25, 2011 by Sara*

**Phyiscs**

A woman is standing on the middle of a ladder that leans up against a building, with an angle of 65 degrees from the ground. The wall is very slippery and the ladder is very light. What is the minimum coefficient of friction needed between the ground and the ladder so that the...
*April 27, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A ladder ABC of length 20m is leaning against a wall at an angle from the horizontal. There is a roller at the top of the ladder that rests against the vertical wall. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and the horizontal surface at A is 0.5. Determine: (a) the ...
*January 9, 2016 by Lisa *

**calculus helpppp!**

a 20m ladder rests vertically against the side of a barn. a pig that has been hitched to the ladder starts to pull the base of the ladder away from the wall at a constant rate of 40 cm per second. find the rate of change of the height of the top of the ladder after 30 secs
*December 8, 2008 by chris*

**physics**

A uniform ladder AB of length 6m and mass 40kg rests in a vertical plane with his end B on smooth horizontal ground and the end A against a smooth vertical wall. A mass 20kg is hung from a point on the ladder at a distance 2m from B. The ladder is kept in equilibrium by rope ...
*November 1, 2015 by dawodu ibukun*

**Physics**

A 15 kg uniform ladder leans againt a wall in the atrium of a large hotel. The ladder is 8m long, and it makes an angle as 60 degree with the floor. The coefficient of static friction between the floor and the ladder is u+ 0.45. Assume the wall is frictionless. a) How far ...
*November 6, 2012 by Chong*

**math**

if an 20ft ladder is leaned against a building and the bottom of the ladder forms a 30 degree angle with the ground how far up will the ladder reach
*May 4, 2012 by shon*

**math **

A ladder leans against a brick wall, The top of the ladder touches the wall 10 feet from the ground. The ladder is 15 feet long. How far does the bottom of the ladder sit from the wall? Round to the nearest tenth.
*December 15, 2009 by jw*

**Calculus 1**

A ladder 10ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall.
*December 7, 2010 by Tina P*

**math**

a 25 foot ladder leans against the wallit touches the wall 24 feet off the ground if you slide the base of the ladder back 10 feet off the ground how far does it slide down the wall?
*September 13, 2012 by daniel*

**math**

a 25 foot ladder leans against the wallit touches the wall 24 feet off the ground if you slide the base of the ladder back 10 feet off the ground how far does it slide down the wall?
*September 13, 2012 by daniel*

**Math**

Suppose you have a ladder leaning vertically on a wall, and the ladder slips down along the wall to the floor. Consider the point in the center of the ladder. What curve will it draw in the air as the ladder slides down the wall?
*November 10, 2014 by Mariana Perez *

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates: A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.9 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the wall?
*October 8, 2015 by TayB*

**Physics**

In the figure, a uniform ladder of weight 200 N and length 10 m leans against a perfectly smooth wall. A firefighter of weight 600 N climbs a distance x up the ladder. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.50. What is the maximum value of x ...
*May 11, 2014 by Kate*

**natural science**

a fire fighter who weighs 800n climbs a uniform ladder and stops one third of the way up the ladder. the ladder is 5.0m long and weighs 180n. it rest against a vertical nail, making an angle of 53degree with the ground. find the normal and frictional forces on the ladder at ...
*October 10, 2015 by john lloyd*

**calculus**

: A 20m ladder is placed against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is slipping at the rate of 2m/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 12m from the wall
*October 19, 2010 by awesome*

**Calculus**

A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall?
*December 7, 2010 by Tina P*

**Calculus **

A ladder 13 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1 ft. per second,how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5ft from the wall?
*April 13, 2016 by Anonymous*

**Calculus Please Help!!**

"A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the base is 12 feet from the building, the base is moving at the rate of 6 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at that ...
*December 1, 2013 by Lindsay*

**math**

A 13-foot ladder is placed against a wall. If the ladder cannot be placed at a slope less than 2.4, what is the minimum height of the wall? A.5 feet B.12 feet C.20 feet D.13 feet E.8 feet
*August 22, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A ladder (L = 7.80 m) of weight WL = 360 N leans against a smooth vertical wall. The term "smooth" means that the wall can exert only a normal force directed perpendicular to the wall and cannot exert a frictional force parallel to it. A firefighter, whose weight is 889 N, ...
*March 4, 2013 by Dee*

**Physics**

A 90N dog climbs up a non-uniform (lambda = Cx^(3/2)), 100N ladder. The top of the ladder rests on the top of a frictionless fence that is 3m high and forms a 30 degree angle with the ground, which is rough and has a coefficient of friction of 0.60. How far up the ladder can ...
*November 27, 2012 by Min*

**trig**

what is the angle of elevation of a 15 foot ladder leaning 12 feet up a building?
*October 3, 2014 by tay*

**Static Equilibrium**

This has been causing me some pain. An 89.03 kg person is half way up a uniform ladder of length 3.453 m and mass 22.75 kg that is leaning against a wall. The angle between the ladder and the wall is θ. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor ...
*November 6, 2014 by Rhyan*

**algebra**

a ladder is against a building. The distance from the bottom of the building to the ladder is 9 feet less than the length of the ladder. How high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if that distance is 2ft. less than the length of the ladder?
*May 24, 2010 by amanda*

**physics**

A ladder (ℓL = 7.50 m) of weight WL = 350 N leans against a smooth vertical wall. The term "smooth" means that the wall can exert only a normal force directed perpendicular to the wall and cannot exert a frictional force parallel to it. A firefighter, whose weight is 886...
*July 2, 2015 by Lola*

**math- solving quadratic equations by factoring**

a ladder is resting against a wall. the top of the ladder touches the wall at a height of 12 feet. Find the distance from the wall to the bottom of the ladder if the length of the ladder is 12feet less than twice its distance from the wall.
*December 19, 2010 by math1*

**algebra**

If John stands near a 30 foot tall tree and leans a 50 foot tall ladder against the tree that reaches to the top of tree, then how far is John standing away from the tree? (Round to the nearest hundredth)
*June 18, 2014 by Anonymous*

**MATH **

A ladder is 25 ft long. The ladder needs to reach to a window that is 24 ft above the ground. How far away from the building should the bottom of the ladder be placed? Please show work.
*March 11, 2013 by Annie*

**Physics**

a 76 kg window cleaner uses a 12 kg ladder that is 5.8 m long. he places one end on the ground 2.8 m from a wall, rests the upper end against a cracked window, and climbs the ladder. he is 2.5 m up along the ladder when the window breaks. neglect friction between the ladder ...
*March 2, 2008 by Sarah*

**physics**

For the step ladder shown in the Figure, sides and are each ft long and hinged at . is a -ft long tie rod, installed halfway up the ladder. A -kg man climbs ft along the ladder. Assuming that the floor is frictionless and neglecting the weight of the ladder, find the tension ...
*April 10, 2008 by lizzy*

**Math HELP!**

A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? A. 4.2 ft B. 9.5 ft C. 10.4 ft D. 14.1 ft Is the answer B? Thanks
*October 22, 2014 by Anonymous*

**pre algebra**

A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1
*October 24, 2014 by Keli*

**CALCULUS HELP!!**

I haven't done this type of problem in a while, so if someone can just show me how to set it up, I can figure out the rest. (: "A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the base is 12 feet from...
*December 1, 2013 by Lindsay*

**physics**

A 16.0-m uniform ladder weighing 490 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 63.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 850-N firefighter has climbed 3.80 m along the ladder ...
*January 16, 2011 by mee*

**Trigonometry**

A 19-ft ladder leans against a building so that the angle between the ground and the ladder is 80∘. How high does the ladder reach on the building? I did 19sin(80) to get me 18.76847847 for how high the ladder reach on the building... but when i put the answer, it's ...
*April 20, 2015 by Michael*

**Math(Geometry) beware its hard for sixth graders!**

In order to rescue Sela's cat, her mother propped a 19 foot long ladder against a tree at a 42° angle with the ground. How many feet above the ground was their cat? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot? 1. 21.2 ft 2. 14.4 3. 12.7 4. 28.4 I NEED THE ANSWER BEFORE 9...
*September 12, 2014 by dddd47906*

**Physics**

A 6m long uniform ladder which has a mass of 25kg leans with its upper end against a smoorth vertical wall and its lower end on rough horizontal ground. The base of the ladder is 3m from the wall and a man of mass 70kg is two thirds of the way up the ladder. calculate ...
*October 8, 2014 by Tyrone*

**Math**

A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 8 ft from the wall? Evaluate your answer ...
*December 12, 2008 by Aiton*

**Related Rates**

A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall? Evaluate your answer numerically...
*December 2, 2010 by Michael *

**physics**

(c) A ladder with length L and mass m rests against a wall. Its upper end is a distance h above the ground (Figure 13.3). The center of gravity of the ladder is one-third of the way up the ladder. A fire fighter with mass M climbs halfway up the ladder. Assume that the wall, ...
*May 21, 2013 by PURITAE*

**physics**

Toby the cat is stuck in a tree. Billys dad placed a ladder 5 ft from the base of the tree and then leaned the ladder against the tree. the top of the ladder is where toby is sitting. if the ladder makes a 65 degree angle with the ground, how far up the tree is the cat?
*July 2, 2010 by Tiffany*

**physics**

A 3.0 m long ladder of weight 98. N leans against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the ladder is µs=0.45. If the ladder is not sliding, the magnitude of the force of static ...
*January 11, 2011 by noreen*

**calculus **

A 15-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the top of the ladder slides down the wall at a rate of 0.33 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the bottom of the ladder sliding away from the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 9 ft from the wall? Answer with 2...
*January 17, 2015 by george *

**math**

toby the cat is stuck in a tree. billys dad placed a ladder 5 feet from the base of the tree and then leaned the ladder against the tree. the top of the ladder is where toby is sitting. if the ladder makes a 65 degree angle with the ground, how far up the tree is the cat?
*July 2, 2010 by Teri*

**AP calc bc**

A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from the wall? Answer with 2...
*December 10, 2014 by Zachary Griner*

**physics**

If the coefficient of static friction is 0.350, and the same ladder makes a 64.0° angle with respect to the horizontal, how far along the length of the ladder can a 71.9-kg painter climb before the ladder begins to slip? The same ladder is 46.7 Newtons in weight and 10.4 ...
*October 23, 2010 by heather*

**Geometry**

The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 45°. If the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 15 feet, find the length of the ladder.
*October 22, 2012 by Patrick*

**Math**

The base of a ladder leaning against a house is 30ft from the wall. if the ladder reaches 40ft high on the wall , how long is the ladder?
*January 7, 2013 by Macy*

**Algebra**

I need to find the slope of a ladder that is leaning against a building. The bottom of the ladder is 9 ft from the building and the top of the ladder is 16 ft above the ground.
*February 19, 2013 by Todd*

**math**

A ladder is 13.0m long. It leans against the wall. The base of the ladder is 3.7m from the wall. What is the angle of inclination of the ladder to the nearest tenth of a degree?
*June 4, 2014 by liya*

**geometry**

a ladder leaning against a wall makes a 60 degree angle with the ground. the based of the ladder is 4m from the building. how high above the ground is the top of the ladder
*December 7, 2011 by anonymous*

**math**

a ladder leaning against a wall makes a 60 degree angle with the ground. the base of the ladder is 4m from the building. how high above the ground is the top of the ladder?
*December 13, 2011 by michael*

**trig.**

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°
*March 7, 2012 by julie*

**trig.**

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°
*March 7, 2012 by julie*

**GEOMETRY**

3. A ladder leaning against a wall makes a angle with the ground. The base of the ladder is 4 meters from the building. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?
*June 21, 2012 by MAKIL*

**geometry**

A 25 meter ladder is leaned against a tall building. If the ladder makes a 30 degree angle with the ground, how high up on the building (in meters) does the ladder fall?
*February 24, 2016 by Courtney*

**Probl**

a ladder 8 meters long leans againts the wall of a building. if the foo|t of the ladder makes an angle of 68^0 with the ground how far is the base of the ladder from the wall ?
*March 22, 2016 by Leonardo*

**calc**

A 18 -ft ladder leans against a building so that the angle between the ground and the ladder is 82 ^\circ. How high does the ladder reach on the building?
*September 17, 2012 by michael*

**Math**

A 15 ft ladder is leaning against the wall. The top of the ladder reaches 10ft up the wall. What is the angle that the ladder makes with the ground?
*June 18, 2014 by John tuckernam*

**physics**

A person with mass 70 kg is climbing a ladder (length 6m, mass 20 kg) that leans against a smooth wall (no friction). A frictional force fs between the ladder and the floor keeps it from slipping. The angle between the ladder and the wall is 30 degrees. What is the magnitude ...
*July 7, 2010 by josh*

**math**

A ladder , 5 meter long , standing on a horizontal floor , leans against a vertical wall . If the top of the ladder slides downwards at the rate of 10 cm/sec . Find the rate at which the angle between the floor and the ladder is decreasing when the lower end of the ladder is 2...
*June 19, 2011 by lucky*

**calculus**

A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from the wall?
*December 16, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics falling ladder**

A ladder leaning against a wall is falling. The ladder is of length, L, and at this instant the ladder is at an angle, theta(Ĝ), with respect to the wall, and the horizontal velocity of the base of the ladder ,v_A, is known. All answers are I'm the terms given , fixed ...
*November 11, 2013 by Joldox*

**algebra 2**

A ladder of 25ft is placed against a building in such a way that the distance from the top of the ladder to the ground is 12ft more than the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building. What is the quadratic equation used to find the distance from the bottom of the ...
*June 12, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A 25 foot ladder is leaning against a house at a 63 degree angle. How far up does it reach off the ground?
*November 28, 2014 by Abha*

**Math **

A 20 meter ladder is leaning against a house.The bottom of the ladder is 15 meters away from the house. How far, to the nearest tenth, is the top of ladder from the ground? Do I multiply 20,x 15? I don't know how to do the problem
*December 17, 2012 by Marco*

**Math **

A 20 meter ladder is leaning against a house.The bottom of the ladder is 15 meters away from the house. How far, to the nearest tenth, is the top of ladder from the ground? Do I multiply 20,x 15? I don't know how to do the problem
*December 17, 2012 by Marco*

**Math**

A fire ladder extends 18m. Each storey of a burning building is 10ft. If the ladder can have a maximum angle with the ground of 75 degrees, to what storey would the ladder reach?
*January 7, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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*

**Algebra**

A ladder is placed against the side of the house. The top of the ladder is 12 ft above the ground. The base wof the ladder is 5feet away from the house. Find the length of the ladde.
*April 4, 2016 by Joey*

**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*

**Physics**

A 56.5kg, 2.4m uniform ladder leans against a frictionless wall. A 95.5kg person is standing up 0.8m from the bottom of the ladder. The ladder makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between th eladder and the ground is 0.15. What ...
*December 14, 2015 by James *

**Physics**

Romeo takes a uniform 11 m ladder and leans it against the smooth wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 18.0 kg, and the bottom rests on the ground 2.8 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 79 kg, gets 90% of the way to the top, the ladder begins to slip. ...
*July 28, 2015 by Anonymous*

**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 µs = 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*