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Math
Q1.A tree was chopped by the Samuels family for the holidays. How tall was the tree originally if the piece they chopped down was 7feet tall, and fell 4 feet from the stump? Q2. Mr pratt's rake is leaning up against a wall. If the top of the rake hits the wall 5 feet above the...
January 24, 2015 by Daisy

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

Calculus
A 23 foot ladder is leaning on a 6 foot fence. The base of the ladder is being pulled away from the fence at the rate of 7 feet/minute. How fast is the top of the ladder approaching the ground when the base is 6 from the fence? [Note: The ladder is protruding over the top of ...
October 13, 2011 by Isiah

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

math
A ladder of length 10 m rests with its lower end on a horizontal floor and with a rate of 2m/sec when the lower end is at 8m away from the wall, find: the rate of change of the angle between the ladder and the floor
October 19, 2015 by ali

Math
A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building. If the ratio of the base of the ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground id 3:4, find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.
June 5, 2013 by Seth

Math>> Help!!
A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building.If the ratio of the base of the ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground is 3:4, find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.
June 5, 2013 by Jnr John

maths
A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building.if the ratio of the base of ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground is 3:4,find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.
June 13, 2013 by cedric mitz

Math Someone plz plz plz help!!!
Jorge plans to paint a bedroom wall that is shaped like a trapezoid. The bottom edge of the wall is 22.5 feet long, and the top edge of the wall is 9.5 feet long. If the wall is 8 feet tall, what is the area of the wall? • 256 ft2 ***** • 38 ft2 • 90 ft2 • 128 ft2 Estimate the...
February 8, 2016 by GoldenSparkleGirl

Physics
Draw the figure. You have the following equations that you can write: a) Sum Vertical Forces=0 b) Sum horizontal forces=0. Remember that at the upper part of the ladder, there is a horizontal force (only). c) Sum of moments about any point, I suggest the base of the ladder as...
May 31, 2007 by bobpursley

Math
A ladder is leaning against the side of a house so that it can reach a window that is 25 feet off the ground. The angle in which is formed between the ladder and the ground is 52 degrees. How far from the base of the house is the base of the ladder? Round the answer to the ...
December 2, 2014 by Michael

functions
john's paint crew knows from experience that its 18 ft ladder is particularly stable when the distance from the ground to the top of the ladder is 5 ft more than the distance from the building to the base of the ladder. in this position, how far up the building does the ladder...
February 3, 2011 by alexa

Physics
A rubber ball is thrown against the wall. The ball has a mass of 4 g and strikes the wall perpendicularly with a speed of 12 m/s. The acceleration is constant while the ball is touching the wall. After touching the wall, the center of mass moves .5 cm toward the wall, and back...
April 12, 2009 by Michael

Geometry
Can some one PLEASE help me figure out how to solve this. Just a formula or hint would be helpful. Thank you!! A 10 ft. ladder is leaning against a building and makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?
April 20, 2011 by Anonymous

algebra
A women has a ladder that is 13 feet long.if she sets the base of the ladder on level ground 5 feet from the side of a house,how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rests against the house?
May 14, 2013 by kirandeep

WORD PROBLEM
A roofer's 30 FOOT ladder is against the side of a house. It is 8 YARDS from the ground to the top of the house. How far away from the house must he place the foot of the ladder in order to have the top of the ladder meet the roof of the house?
May 13, 2015 by Lin

Trig
A 24-foot ladder is placed against a building. The building is perpendicular to the level ground so that the base of the ladder is 11 feet away from the base of the building. How far up the building, in feet, does the ladder reach? Round to nearest hundredth.
May 19, 2014 by Joseph

Calculus
A 15.5 foot ladder leaning up against the building .the base is 8.2 feet away from the building .how far up does the ladder reach against the building.
March 21, 2016 by Vickie

Calculus
A ladder 15 feet long is leaning against a building so that end X is on level ground and end Y is on the wall. Point 0 is where the wall meets the ground. X is moving away from the building at a constant rate of 1/2 foot per second. (a.) Find the rate in feet per second at ...
February 5, 2012 by Amy

differential
A ladder of length 10 m rests with its lower end on a horizontal floor and with a rate of 2m/sec when the lower end is at 8m away from the wall, find: 1) the rate of sliding of the upper end. 2) the rate of change of the angle between the ladder and the floor
October 19, 2015 by khaled

geometry
how many feet up the wall of the building is the other end of the ladder?
April 14, 2011 by cashawn

maths
If a 10m ladder stands 1.25m from a wall, what is it's reach?
August 25, 2014 by Abe

math
A child’s kite is on top of a straight pine tree. A ladder is placed against the tree and touches the kite. The ladder forms a 45-degree angle with the flat ground. The base of the tree is 9 feet away from the base of the ladder. With only this information, how can you ...
April 19, 2013 by Tom

math
A child’s kite is on top of a straight pine tree. A ladder is placed against the tree and touches the kite. The ladder forms a 45-degree angle with the flat ground. The base of the tree is 9 feet away from the base of the ladder. With only this information, how can you ...
April 23, 2013 by Anonymous

math
an extension ladder adjusts in length from 10 feet to 16 feet. suppose you've leaned your ladder against your house so that, at its minimum length, it touches the base of your first floor window, 9 feet above the ground. without moving the base, how high will the ladder reach ...
September 26, 2009 by Anonymous

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

physics
A 45 kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.0 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.80 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. Find the magnitude and direction of the average ...
October 14, 2008 by kb

Physics
21) A 46 kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of – 1.2 m /s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.8 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance • Find the magnitude and direction of the ...
December 4, 2012 by Bill

Physics
A group of soldiers hid at the bottom and against the wall of a 100 m. high cliff. Unknown to them, the Evil rebels have positioned a cannon on top of the cliff; 8,000 m. from the edge. If the cannon has a muzzle speed of 320 m/sec, how close to the bottom edge of the cliff ...
March 1, 2015 by akocciara

Pre-Calculus Algebra
A building is 2 ft from a 9-ft fence that surrounds the property. Worker wants to wash window in the building 13 ft from the ground. He wants to place ladder over fence so it rests against the building. He decides he should place the ladder 8 ft from the fence for stability. ...
October 24, 2010 by anonymous

Math
The firemen's ladder is 39 feet long (L). The firemen set the base of the ladder 12 feet away from the building (d). When the firemen lean the ladder against the building, the top of the ladder reaches the third floor window. How high, in feet, is the third floor window from ...
March 10, 2016 by Destiny

calculus
an 8ft 2 by 4 is leaning against a 10ft wall. THe lower end of the 2 by 4 is pulled away from the wall at the rate of 1ft/sec. How fast is the top of the 2 by 4 moving toward the ground (a) when it is 5 ft from the ground and (b) when it is 4 ft from the ground?
October 6, 2010 by Joshie

11th grade
A 40-kg skater is standing still in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.8 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.80 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. Find the magnitude and direction of the average ...
November 16, 2010 by fgh

Algebra
A building is 2ft from a 9ft fence that surrounds the property.A worker wants to wash a window in the building 13 ft from the ground. He plans to place a ladder over the fence so it rests against the building.He decides he should place the ladder 7ft from the fence for ...
March 20, 2016 by Anonymous

math
1. nathan is climbing 25ft ladder oeaning against a tree. the foot of the ladder is 15ft from the base of the tree, what is the measure of the angle the ladder makes with ground. 2.erin is flying an plan at 3000 ft high, she sees her house at 32 degrees angle of depression ...
May 20, 2013 by rhita

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

Algebra
A building is 2ft from a 9ft fence that surrounds the property. A worker wants to wash a window in the building 13ft from the ground. he plans to place a ladder over the fence so it rests against the building. he decides he should place the ladder 8ft from the fence for ...
September 27, 2014 by Amber

math
how far from the base of a 10ft ladder be placed so that it reaches 8ft up the wall
October 21, 2010 by latifah

math
if a 30 ft ladder makes a 65 degree angle with the ground, how many fee up the wall will it reach
April 8, 2014 by kathy

math
A building is 17 ft high, what is the lenght the ladder must be to extend 3 ft higher than wall
July 13, 2014 by courtney

calculus
A wall 10 feet high is 8 feet away from a house. Find the length of the shortest ladder that will reach the house when one end rests on the ground outside the wall. So in here. I did the similar triangle property. so i got y=10(x+8)/x . And i substituted it in the PYTHAGOREAN ...
August 28, 2014 by Jhun Sanchez

geometry
a lader is leaning against a jouse and is forming a 60 degree angle with the ground. if the top of the ladder is 24 feet off of the gound, how long is the ladder? leave your answer in exact form.
November 6, 2008 by hannah

Physics
A trebuchet was a hurling machine built to attack the walls of a castle under siege. A large stone could be hurled against a wall to break apart the wall. The machine was not placed near the wall because then arrows could reach it from the castle wall. Instead, it was ...
September 25, 2015 by barich

Math
a 16-foot ladder is leaning against a house and is 2 feet away from the foundation of the house. How high up will the ladder reach?
February 20, 2014 by Abby

Physics
A 48.8-kg skater is standing at rest in front of a wall. By pushing against the wall she propels herself backward with a velocity of -1.88 m/s. Her hands are in contact with the wall for 0.763 s. Ignore friction and wind resistance. Find the average force she exerts on the ...
January 2, 2013 by Tim

Geometry
A 10 ft. ladder is leaning against a building and makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?
April 19, 2011 by Randi

algebra
if a wall is 34 feet, how tall must a ladder be to reach the top if at a 75 degree angle
June 5, 2012 by jen

math
if a ladder 15 meters long is placed so as to reach the bottom of a window 10 meters high, what distance on the ground does the ladder adjusted if it is placed on the top of a two meter square window and what is the new angle of elevation of the top of the window with respect ...
September 13, 2015 by M

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

allgebra
A building is 1ft from an 11ft fence that surrounds the property. A worker wants to wash a awindow in the building 14ft from the ground. he plans to place the ladder over the fence so it rests against the building. He decides he should decides to place the ladder 10ft from the...
February 7, 2012 by Kenna Mask

math
thomas wants to build a seven layer brick wall. the bottom layer has 20 bricks and each layer of the wall that goes up has two less bricks than the layer below it. if each brick costs .50 cents to cement how money will Thomas spend on the wall ?
April 6, 2010 by Alexander

math,algebra
Can someone set this up in equations so i can solve them i would greatly appreciate it. THanks. Problem #3 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. Problem #4 A...
April 17, 2007 by jasmine20

math
How long is a ladder whose base is 3 ft from a wall and makes an 80° angle with the ground? Question 15 options: 10 ft 12 ft 14 ft 17 ft
January 22, 2014 by josh

Physics
A uniform plank of length L leans against a vertical wall, its head a distance h above the horizontal ground. If we let go of the plank from rest, how far above the ground is the head of the plank the moment it loses contact with the wall?
February 11, 2011 by OPTIPLEX

College Physics
A uniform plank of length L leans against a vertical wall, its head a distance h above the horizontal ground. If we let go of the plank from rest, how far above the ground is the head of the plank the moment it loses contact with the wall?
February 10, 2011 by Grimider

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

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

mathematics
a ladders 20m long touch a wall at a height of 10 m find the angel made by ladder with horizontal .
January 10, 2016 by Anonymous

Math word problem
A carpenter wants to put four shelves on an 8-foot wall so that the five spaces created decrease by 6 inches as we move up the wall. If the thickness of each shelf is 3/4 inch, how far will the bottom shelf be from the floor?
September 21, 2011 by Megan

Physics and Math
[a bullet weighing 50gm hits a 10cm wall with velocity 100ms-1 and comes out of the wall. If the frictional force on the bullet while in the wall is assumed to be a constant 2000N then with what velocity does the bullet come out of the wall?
January 8, 2015 by Serah!

Physics and Math
[a bullet weighing 50gm hits a 10cm wall with velocity 100ms-1 and comes out of the wall. If the frictional force on the bullet while in the wall is assumed to be a constant 2000N then with what velocity does the bullet come out of the wall?
January 8, 2015 by Anna

math 4 grade
A firefighter stood on the middle rungs of a ladder ,spraying water on a burning house. He then climbed up 6 rungs before the heat of the flames caused him to come down 10 rungs.After some minutes he was able to climb 18 rungs to the very top of ladder .How many rungs did the...
October 7, 2010 by Thanh

physics please help
A woman who weighs 4.33 X10^2 N is leaning against a smooth vertical wall, as the drawing shows. The height of the wall from her shoulder to her hand is .400m the angle at which she is laying on the wall is 50 degrees and the rest of the height at which she is leaning against ...
November 28, 2010 by don

harapan bangsa school
a 4-m plank rests against a wall 1.8m high so that 1.2m of it projects beyond the wall. find the angle the plank makes with wall.
February 7, 2015 by clarissa

Physics
You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ...
February 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ...
February 13, 2012 by Mike

Physics
You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ...
October 1, 2013 by Erica

Physics
You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ...
October 2, 2013 by Erica

math
A worm is at the bottom of a 12- foot wall. Every day it crawls up 3 feet, but at night it slips down 2 feet. How many days does it take the worm to reach the top of the wall?
January 20, 2010 by ewi

Math
I need a bit of help on this question: a nine foot long ladder is leaned against a house, reaching a point seven feet above the ground. How far from the house is the base of the ladder? Please help!
October 15, 2015 by Zer0

Physics
a baseball is hit at a height h = 1.10 m and then caught at the same height. It travels alongside a wall, moving up past the top of the wall 1.2 s after it is hit and then down past the top of the wall 3.2 s later, at distance D = 53 m farther along the wall. (a) What ...
September 13, 2010 by Antonio

Physics
In Figure 4-44, a baseball is hit at a height h = 1.10 m and then caught at the same height. It travels alongside a wall, moving up past the top of the wall 1.1 s after it is hit and then down past the top of the wall 4.8 s later, at distance D = 47 m farther along the wall. (...
January 21, 2011 by Blake

help!!! physics
you want to nail a 1.6 kg board onto the wall of a barn. to position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) if the coefficient of static friction between the board and wall is .79, what is teh ...
November 3, 2010 by stephanie

Trigonometry
a 30 feet ladder resting against a building makes a 60 angle with the ground . find the Height from the ground at which the ladder touches the building to the nearest foot
March 5, 2012 by :)

math
a 20 foot ladder leaning against a building makes and angle of 60 degrees with the ground. How far from the base of the building is the foot of the ladder?
May 1, 2011 by sara

Trig
A 16 - foot ladder leaning against the side of a house reaches 12 feet up the side of the house. What angle does the ladder make with the ground
September 23, 2012 by Bri

Word problem algebra
Steve the builder was plastering a wall while standing on a ladder..he noticed that the number of rungs/steps below,the rung he was standing on was 1/3 of the numbers of rungs above where he was standing. Then he climed another 10 rungs/steps and he also notice that the number...
January 18, 2016 by Emmanuel

Physics
A governor (centrifugal pendulum) consists of two 200–g spheres attached by light, rigid 10.0–cm rods to a vertical rotating axle. The rods are hinged so that the spheres swing out from the axle as they rotate with it. However, when the angle θ is 45.0°, the spheres ...
February 23, 2014 by Chrxeyshthoufov

physics
A solid uniform 45.0 kg ball of diameter 32.0 cm is supported against a vertical frictionless wall using a thin 30 cm wire of negligible mass. (a) make a free body diagram for the ball and use it to find the tension in the wire and (b) how hard does the ball push against the ...
June 11, 2010 by L

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

math
a ladder 17 feet long is leaned up against a house, reaching a height of 15 feet. how far from the house is the base of the ladder?
June 5, 2014 by 1

physics
A girl of mass 60 kg throws a ball of mass 0.8 kg against a wall. The ball strikes the wall horizontally with a speed of 11 m/s, and it bounces back with this same speed. The ball is in contact with the wall 0.05 s. What is the average force exerted on the wall by the ball? A...
June 24, 2009 by larry

Physics
A girl of mass 55 kg throws a ball of mass 0.8 kg against a wall. The ball strikes the wall horizontally with a speed of 25 m/s, and it bounces back with the same speed. The ball is in contact with the wall 0.05 s. What is the average force exerted on the wall by the ball? A) ...
March 30, 2012 by Alex

Math
Martin is painting his house and needs to reach a point 9 feet above the ground. He places a 10.5-foot-long ladder against the house so that it forms an angle of with the ground. a. Describe the triangle that is formed by the ground, the house, and the ladder. Identify the ...
May 29, 2013 by Tigerlilly

physics
need help quick: Magen's mass is 25 kg. She climbs the 4.5-m ladder of a slide, and reaches a velocity of 3.0 m/s at the bottom of the slide. How much work was done by friction on Magen?
December 1, 2011 by Steve

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

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

physics
A brick wall with a thermal emissivity of 0.8 is heated by the sun all day and is at a temperature of 25 °C in early evening. A pedestrian walking past the wall feels its warmth radiating in to the cool evening air. The wall has surface area of 5m^2. What is the total out put ...
January 3, 2012 by sand

physics
You want to nail a 1.5 kg board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force F to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) If the coefficient of static friction between the board and the wall is 0.71, what ...
September 30, 2010 by cooper

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

Physics
Suppose a bouncy ball were thrown against a wall. The ball hit with 15 m/s and then bounced backwards with 15 m/s. The interaction time with the wall was 0.5 ms (5 x 10-3 s). If the ball's mass is 0.1 kg, what is the average force of the wall on the ball?
November 3, 2015 by Arlin

physics
While trying to decide where to hang a framed picture, you press it against the wall to keep it from falling. The picture weights 9.5 N and you press against the frame with a force of 19 N at an angle of 30° from the vertical. What is the coefficient of static friction between...
February 17, 2011 by mayrel

math
Consider a slide shaped like a right triangle. The base of the slide is 45 feet away from the ladder. The top of the slide is 20 feet high. a) What is the slope of the slide. b) write an equation for the line that the slide would form. c) Lets say you were standing at the ...
February 19, 2015 by kat

math
Consider a slide shaped like a right triangle. The base of the slide is 45 feet away from the ladder. The top of the slide is 20 feet high. a) What is the slope of the slide. b) write an equation for the line that the slide would form. c) Lets say you were standing at the ...
February 19, 2015 by kat

College Algebra
A ladder is 1 foot longer than its vertical heigt along the side of the house. The distance of the base of the ladder from the house is 7 feet less than its vertical height from the ground. How far up the house does the ladder reach?
May 9, 2011 by Victoria

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

Physics
A ball moves at 33m/s through a wall of donuts 31 cm thick. It comesout of the donut wall at 18 m/s. How much time does it spend in the wall of donuts? How thick would the wall of dounts need to be to stop the ball entirely? Is the answer 1.3 secondsand the wall would need to ...
January 10, 2009 by George

math
A 50 foot ladder is placed against a building so that it touches a point 40 feet above the ground. The distances ( in feet ) from the foot of the ladder to the building is a. 10 b. 20 c. 30 d. 45 e. 60 please answer and explain
April 6, 2014 by thomas

geometry
A 6-foot ladder touches the side of a building at a point 5 feet above the ground. At what height would a 15-foot ladder touch the building if it makes the same angle with the ground as the shorter ladder?
January 14, 2010 by Angie

physics
While trying to decide where to hang a framed picture, you press it against the wall to keep it from falling. The picture weighs 5.0 N and you press against the frame with a force of 6.0 N at an angle of 40 ° from the vertical. (a) What is the direction of the normal force ...
March 15, 2012 by tharidu

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