# A 15-ft ladder leans against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 4 ft from the wall. The bottom is pulled out 3 ft farther. How much does the top end move down the wall?

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**Intermediate Algebra**

A ladder is leaning against a house. the distance from the top of the ladder to the ground is 12 feet, and the distance from the foot of the ladder to the house is 4 feet. how tall is the ladder?

**Math**

A ladder is placed 6 ft aainsgt a 25 ft building. How high above the ground does the ladder touch the wall?

**Calculus**

Mr. Cook was painting Arvada West High School, standing on top of a 25]foot ladder. Why? We will never know. However, he was horrified to find the ladder being pulled away by the same notorious student that threw a snowball at Mrs. Evans. The base of the ladder was moving ...

**Geometry**

A ladder leans against a house at a 60° angle to the ground. If the ladder extends to a length of 166 inches, what is the height of the house to the nearest hundredth of an inch?

**Geometry**

A ladder leans against a house at a 60° angle to the ground. If the ladder extends to a length of 132 inches, what is the height of the house to the nearest hundredth of an inch?

**Math**

If a 14-ft ladder leans against a building, with an angle of elevation of 70°, how far up the building will the ladder reach? I believe this requires law of cosines but otherwise I am lost.

**Physics**

A ladder 9 meters long is place a wall t base 2 metera away. What is the height reach by the ladder?

**math**

A ladder 20 m long touches a wall at the height of 10m find the angle made by the ladder with the horizontal?

**math**

If the ladder reaches a height of 12 meters up the wall and has its foot 5meter away from it so can you please help me to calculate the length of the ladder

**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 ...

**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?

**Math**

You lean a 30 foot ladder against your house and it reaches exactly to the top. The ladder makes a 24˚ angle with the ground. How tall is your house? (I drew a picture of a house and the ladder)

**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?

**math**

How far from the wall must you place a ladder of length 12m. if the ladder is to touch a point 10m above the ground?

**sciene**

A 4 meter long ladder weighing 25kg rest with its upper end against a smooth wall and lower end on rough ground. What should be the minimum coefficient of friction between the ground and the ladder for it to be inclined at 60 degree with the horizontal without slipping?

**math**

While working on the roof of his house, John leans a 15 foot ladder against a second story window. If the distance on the ground between the base of the ladder and the house is nine feet, at what height does the ladder reach the second story window? In your final answer, ...

**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?

**mathematics**

1.a ladder 9.6m long leans against the wall at a point 9m above the ground. find the distance of the foot. 2.a vertical fence post as a shadow 1m long when the angle of elevation of the sun is 45o.find the height of the fence

**math**

a 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The base of the ladder is 4 feet from the house. to the nearest tenth of a foot, how high does the top of the ladder reach?

**maths **

Solution of question about ladder make an angle of 60 degree with the horizontal at foot of ladder is 2.5 metre away from the wall find the length

**Geometry**

A 32-foot ladder leans against a building on level ground. It just reaches a window 25 feet above the ground. To the nearest degree, what angle does the ladder make with the ground.

**MATH 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

**Math - Calculus**

A 13 foot ladder is sliding down a vertical wall at 1 ft/sec. How fast is the base of this ladder moving on a horizontal ground after 5 seconds?

**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 ...

**6th grade**

If a ladder is on a house and the top is touching the house 8 feet above the ground, the bottom is touching the ground 6 feet away from the house, if you move the ladder in 1 foot how high will the ladder be touching the house.

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 4.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 40.0∘ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ...

**geometry**

a ladder is placed next to a building to get to the top. the bottom of the ladder is placed 7 feet away from the building at an angle of 56 degrees.how tall is the building?

**Physics**

Pls sir, kindly send the solution to my email. thanks. 1)A boat propelled so as to travelled with a speed of 0.50m/s in still water, moves directly ( in straight line ) across a river that is 60m wides. The river flow with a speed of 0.30m/s. How long in seconds does it take ...

**math**

You have a 20-foot ladder that you are using as you paint your house. You place the ladder so that it forms an angle of 30 at the point of contact between the ladder and the ground. How high will the top of the ladder be above the ground? Please explain. thank you

**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?

**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?

**physics**

A 16m long ladder is mounted on a fire truck. The ladder itself has mass 130kg , and at the top is a 32kg basket holding a 83kg firefighter. If the ladder makes a 60 degrees angle with the horizontal, what's the magnitude of the net torque about the ladder's base?

**Geometry**

To repair a roof that is 4 meters high, Mr. Russo leans a 5-meter ladder against the side of the building. To reach the roof, how far away from the building should he place the base of the ladder?

**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?

**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 ...

**Math**

A 5.0m ladder is leaning 3.1m up the wall. What is the angle the ladder makes with the ground? Would this be..... sinA=3.1/5.0 sinA=0.62 sin^-1=38degrees?

**geometry**

how far from the wall should he place the ladder? If his ladder is 13 feet long and has to reach a 12 feet window.

**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?

**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...

**physics-force**

A uniform ladder is 10 cm long and weights 400 N. It rests with ists upper end against a frictionless vertical wall. Its lower end rests on the ground and is prevented from slipping by a peg driven into the ground. The ladder makes a 30 degrees angle with the horizontal. The ...

**maths**

a ladder 12 m long rests aganist a wall if it reaches the wall at a height of root 63m then find the angle of elevation

**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?

**maths**

a ladder rests against a wall at an angle alpha to the horizontal its foot is pulled away from the wall through a distance a so it slides at bita making an angle bita with the horizontal show that a upon b=cos alpha-cos bita upon sin bita-sin alpha?

**Trig**

A 12-foot ladder reaches 9 ft 6 in up a wall. How far up would a 20-foot ladder reach when placed at the same angle? Write the answer in feet with inches.

**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...

**math**

A board 5 feet long slides down a wall. At the instant the bottom end is 4 feet from the wall, the other end is moving down the wall at a rate of 2 feet per second. At the moment, how fast is the bottom end sliding along the ground?

**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 ...

**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 ...

**trigonometry**

To the nearest degree what is the angle formed with the ground by a 32 ft ladder if it is leaning against a wall at a height of 28 ft?

**advanced math**

A ladder is placed 4 ft from the side of a building. The top of the ladder must be 13 ft off the ground. What is the shortest ladder that will do the job? 4^2 + 13^2 = x^2 16+169=185^ =34,225

**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?

**algebra**

if a wall is 34 feet, how tall must a ladder be to reach the top if at a 75 degree angle

**Pre-Algebra**

A 9 foot ladder leans against a building at a point 7 feet above the ground. At what height would a 15 foot ladder touch the building if both ladders for the same angle with the ground? Propotion? But I just get a decimal...

**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?

**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

**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

**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 ...

**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. (...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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.

**Physics(Help!!!!)**

A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 3.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle Î¸= 35.0âˆ˜ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ...

**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?

**Geometry**

A ladder leaning against a house makes an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 7 ft from the house. How long is the ladder?

**PHYSICS**

A 7 m ladder weighing 250 N is being pushed by force F AT bottom What is the minimum force needed to get the ladder to move? The static coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is 0.4.

**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?

**algebra 1**

A ladder leaning against a house makes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house.how long is the ladder? please some sugesstions

**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?

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 3.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 35.0∘ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ...

**math**

a man climbing a ladder which is inclined to the wall at an angle of 30 degree. if he ascend at the rate of 2m/s then he approach the wall at the rate of

**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?

**physics**

A ladder sits 2 meters away from the side of a house. The top of the ladder rests at 13 meters above the ground. What is the length of the ladder?

**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 ...

**physics**

A 4.5 kg can of paint is sitting on top of a 0.8 meter high step ladder. How much work did you do to move the can of paint to the top of the ladder?

**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?

**math **

An extension laddder is to be placed against a house so that it reaches 1 ft above the edge of the roof, which is 23.5 ft high. The ladder makes an angle of 70 degrees with the ground. How long must the ladder be? How far is the distance from the house to the base of the ladder?

**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?

**Calculus**

A tool shed, 250cm high and 100cm deep, is built agaisnt a wall. Calculate the shortest ladder that can reach from the ground, over the shed, tot he wall behind.

**Physics**

In an amusement ride, fun seeking people enter a 7.4 meter diameter cylinder and stand up against the wall. The cylinder spins fast enough so that when the bottom drops down 2 meters, the people remain pinned to the wall. The cylinder continues to rotate for awhile but then ...

**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?

**gemoetry**

A self-supporting ladder placed so that the angle between the ladder and the ground is 75.5° can be used to test whether the ladder can support a certain load. The diagram represents a ladder placed next to a window that is 20 feet above the ground. What is the length of the ...

**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 ...

**math**

The bottom of a ladder is placed 4 feet away from a house and it reaches a height of 16 feet on the side of the house. What is the slope of the ladder?

**math**

A ladder is leaning against the side of a house and forms an angle of 66o with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 11.3 feet from the base of the house. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest foot.

**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 ...

**Physics**

You are launching Robin Hood out of a cannon and over the wall of the castle to rescue the Maid Marion. He would like to clear the castle wall by as much as possible. The cannon is stuck at an angle of 45 degrees from the ground and will launch him with a speed of 25 m/s. How ...

**Physics**

You are launching Robin Hood out of a cannon and over the wall of the castle to rescue the Maid Marion. He would like to clear the castle wall by as much as possible. The cannon is stuck at an angle of 45 degrees from the ground and will launch him with a speed of 25 m/s. How ...

**Math**

Two ladders are the same distance from the base of a wall. The longer ladder is 15m long and makes an angle of 58 with the ground. if the shorter ladder is 12.6m long, what angle does it make with the ground?

**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?

**Algebra**

A 10 foot ladder is to be placed against the side of a building. The base of the ladder must be placed at an angle of 72degree with the level ground for a secure footing. Find to the nearest inch, how far of the ladder should be from the side of the building and how far up the...

**Math**

A 21-foot ladder is leaning against a building. The base of the ladder is 7 feet from the base of the building. To the nearest degree, what is the measure of the angle that the ladder makes with the ground? (Hint: Sketch the problem before solving.)

**geometry**

thebottom of the ladder is 3 feet from the building. the ladder makes an angle of 75 degree with the ground. how high up on the building does the ladder reach? how long is the ladder?

**Pre calc**

A 20-ft ladder is leaning against a building. If the base of the ladder is 7 ft from the base of the building, what is the angle of elevation of the ladder? (Round your answer to one decimal place.) How high does the ladder reach on the building? (Round your answer to the ...

**geometry**

a self supporting ladder placed so that the angle between the ladder and the ground is 75.5" can be used to test whether the ladder can support a certain load. The diagram represents a ladder placed next to a window that is 20feet above the ground. What is the length of the ...

**Trigonometry**

Hi this is a two part question. I got the first part but can't figure out second. Please help! A home is designed to keep sun off outside south wall during summer months and have wall exposed to dun as much as possible during winter months. The highest angle of sun in summer ...

**Easy Pre-calculus Questions?**

What is the value of x in the right triangle below? If needed, round your answer to two decimal places. 32 angle, 15 inches. A 10-foot ladder is leaning up against the side of a building so that the top of the ladder reaches the top of the building. If the ladder meets the ...

**Calculus**

A fence 5 feet tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance of 7 feet from the building. What is the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building? [Hint: Determine the length of a ladder that touches the ...

**calculus**

a wall 10 feet high is 8 feet from a house. find the length of the shortest ladder that will reach the house when one end rest on the ground outside the wall.

**calculus**

"How fast is the area of the triangle formed by the ladder, the house, and the ground when the base of the ladder is 7 ft. away from the wall? Given h=24ft. dh/dt=-7/12ft. per sec. b=7 (base) db/dt=2ft. per sec. d/dt[A=1/2bh] How would you derive this with respect to time?