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May 1, 2016
Number of results: 61,741

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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,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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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 :)*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**calculus**

a fence 8 ft tall stands on level ground and runs parallel to a tall building. if the fence is 1 ft from the building, find the length of the shortest ladder that will extend from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building. (hint #1: if L represents the length of ...
*November 17, 2011 by robert*

**math**

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 6, 2010 by Thanh*

**Physics**

A 50 g bullet travelling with an initial velocity of 400 m/s penetrates into a wall with an average force of 4*10^4 N.It goes out of the wall with a velocity of 50 m/s. What is the thickness of the wall
*September 3, 2015 by Arnab*

**Calculus**

There is a sign that is 10ft on one side and 15ft on the other side (from the ground to the base of the sign), the billboard itself is 20ft. The painter brings a 25ft ladder in length. If the patch of ground 10ft from the base of the sign is used, at what point will the ladder...
*October 24, 2006 by Meagan*

**Dwamena Akenten SHS**

A pole 25m long is placed against a vertical wall such that its lower end is 7m from the foot of the wall on the same horizontal ground. If the upper end of the pole is push down by 2m, calculate correct to 2 significant figure: 1) how much further away from the wall the lower...
*May 3, 2013 by Derrick*

**physics**

a ladder AP of length 5m inclined to a vertical wall is slipping over a horizontal surface with velocity 2m/s , when A is at a distance 3m from ground . what is the velocity of centre of mass at this moment?
*January 16, 2011 by sreeram*

**physics**

a ladder AP of length 5m inclined to a vertical wall is slipping over a horizontal surface with velocity 2m/s , when A is at a distance 3m from ground . what is the velocity of centre of mass at this moment?
*January 16, 2011 by jerf*

**trig**

To guard against a fall, a ladder should make an angle of 75o or less with the ground. What is the maximum height that a 20-foot ladder can reach safely to the nearest tenth of a foot? in my diagram I set it up using the sin function since I want to find the height so I did (...
*June 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 3.42-kg steel ball strikes a massive wall at 10.0 m/s at an angle of θ = 60.0° with the plane of the wall. It bounces off the wall with the same speed and angle. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.170 s, what is the average force exerted by the wall on the ...
*February 22, 2015 by alba*

**Physics**

A man who is 6 ft tall is standing in front of a plane mirror that is 2 ft in length. If the mirror is placed lengthwise with its bottom edge 4 ft above the floor on a wall that is 5 ft away, how much of his image (i.e. what length of himself) can the man see? (Assume that his...
*May 30, 2012 by Bob*

**Physics**

A man who is 6 ft tall is standing in front of a plane mirror that is 2 ft in length. If the mirror is placed lengthwise with its bottom edge 4 ft above the floor on a wall that is 5 ft away, how much of his image (i.e. what length of himself) can the man see? (Assume that his...
*May 30, 2012 by John*

**Physics**

A man who is 6 ft tall is standing in front of a plane mirror that is 2 ft in length. If the mirror is placed lengthwise with its bottom edge 4 ft above the floor on a wall that is 5 ft away, how much of his image (i.e. what length of himself) can the man see? (Assume that his...
*May 30, 2012 by Bob*

**Physics**

A man who is 6 ft tall is standing in front of a plane mirror that is 2 ft in length. If the mirror is placed lengthwise with its bottom edge 4 ft above the floor on a wall that is 5 ft away, how much of his image (i.e. what length of himself) can the man see? (Assume that his...
*May 30, 2012 by Bob*

**Physics**

A man who is 6 ft tall is standing in front of a plane mirror that is 2 ft in length. If the mirror is placed lengthwise with its bottom edge 4 ft above the floor on a wall that is 5 ft away, how much of his image (i.e. what length of himself) can the man see? (Assume that his...
*May 31, 2012 by Bob*

**physics**

I'm just having trouble setting up this problem. It's based on a picture so I'll describe it: There is an open ladder standing on the floor with a person on the third step on one side. There is a crossbar attached to the two sides of the ladder and the floor is frictionless. I...
*December 1, 2010 by Meghan*