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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 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

trigometry
1. A 16-foot ladder on ground level is leaning against a house. If the base of the ladder is placed 5.0 feet from the house, what is the angle formed at the top of the ladder? A. 24 B. 18 C. 72 D. 20 please help I don't know how to do this
February 20, 2013 by jake

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

Trigonometry
A ladder leaning against a building makes a 40 degree angle with the ground. The top of the ladder reaches 10 feet above the ground. How tall is the ladder to the nearest whole foot?
April 23, 2012 by Jessica

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

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?
February 9, 2014 by Evra

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
April 23, 2011 by nena

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

Calculus
A 13 foot ladder is leaning against the house when it's base starts to slide away. By the time is 12 feet from the house the base is moving at the rate of 5 ft/sec. 1.How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at that moment? 2. At what rate is the angle theta ...
October 16, 2014 by Jonathan

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

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.
May 27, 2014 by danielle

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?
December 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Geometry
A 12 foot ladder is leaning against a house. If the top of the ladder reaches 8 feet up the house, how far is the bottom of the ladder from the base of the house?
April 1, 2008 by Cat

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

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

7th grade Ms. Sue help Pygorean Theoream asap quic
3. 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? (1 point) 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1 4. A wire is stretched from the top ...
October 9, 2012 by Delilah

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

Calculus
A 40-foot ladder is leaning against a house when its base starts to slide away. By the time the base is 32 feet from the house the base is moving at a rate of 4ft/sec. a. How fast is the top of the ladder moving down the wall at that moment? b. At what rate is the area of the ...
November 8, 2012 by Johnny

Trigonometry
A 22-foot ladder leans against a house. The top of the ladder is 12 feet above the ground. Find the angle the ladder makes with the ground.
March 12, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 0.470 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 0.780 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
April 4, 2011 by Bob

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
A 13 foot ladder leaning against a wall makes an angle of degree radians with the ground. The base of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of 2ft/sec. How fast is degree changing when the base of the ladder is 5 feet way.
November 4, 2012 by ron

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

algebra II
can someone please explain how to do this problem: A twelve-foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder reaches 8 ft high on the wall, what is the angle the ladder forms with the ground to the nearest degree? 1. 36 2. 42 3. 48 4. 54
June 30, 2011 by ashlyn

Math
A roofer must set up a 40-foot ladder against the side of a house. He sets the ladder so that the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 1/5 of the length of the ladder. To the nearest degree, what acute angle does the ladder make with the ground? (Hint: Sketch ...
October 3, 2014 by TeeKay

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 straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.80 m long, joined by rungs 5.100 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.100 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
March 14, 2011 by kia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?
January 8, 2014 by mer

math
A 9ft. Ladder is leaning against a wall and make a 50 degree angle with the ground. How far is the ladder from the base of the wall.
June 15, 2011 by david

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

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

algebra
2. A 10 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the building. How high is the top of the ladder? Round to the nearest hundredth.
November 26, 2010 by sera

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.)
October 3, 2014 by TeeKay

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?
May 8, 2014 by christian

physics
A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 4.800 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.400 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...
March 30, 2009 by Jessi

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

trigonometry, check my answer please?
A 15 ft. ladder is leaning against the side of a house and forms an angle of 66o with the ground. To the nearest foot how far from the base house is the foot of the ladder? I set it up cos66=15/x 15/cos66 =36.878, rounding to the nearest ft makes it 37
June 1, 2014 by Anonymous

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

Calculus
A fence 5 feet tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance of 2 feet from the building. We want to find the the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building. Here are some hints for finding a solution: Use the...
July 17, 2013 by J

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
3. Suppose a ladder is 12 ft. long. The base of the ladder is 5 ft. from a wall, and the top of the ladder is leaning against the wall. How far above the ground is the tip of the ladder?
March 8, 2011 by joan

geometry
A 24 foot ladder forms a 76 degree angle with the ground. The top of the ladder rests against the building. To the nearest inch how high up the building does the ladder reach?
February 20, 2012 by jill

calculus
A 13 ft ladder is leaning against a house when its base begins to slide away. By the time the base is 3 ft from the house, the base is moving at the rate of 5 ft/sec. Answer the following: At what speed is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at that time? Answer = ft/...
September 27, 2012 by Avi

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

AICE math
A 30 foot ladder is leaning against a house(see figure). if the base of teh ladder is pulled away from the house at a rate of 2 feet per second, the top will move down the wall at a a rate of r= 2x/(sqrt(900-x^2) ft/sec, where s ist the distance between the base of the ladder ...
November 9, 2013 by Isabel

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

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
November 29, 2013 by lizziE

Calculus
A 12' ladder is leaning against a wall making an angle theta with the ground. The ladder begins to slide down the wall. what is the rate of change of the height of the ladder, h, with respect to the change in the angle of the ladder with the floor when the ladder reaches a ...
November 16, 2012 by Anonymous

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 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house with the base of the ladder 4 feet from the house. How high up the house does the ladder reach? round to the nearest tenth foot.
June 11, 2014 by Katie

Physics
A ladder, mass 40 kg, 5 m long, is leaning against a vertical frictionless wall at an angle of 50egrees to the vertical. It is about to slip. What is the coefficient of friction on the floor? A man mass,80 kg,starts to climb up the ladder at 500. Measuring along the ladder how...
October 16, 2011 by Austin

Trig
A 12 foot ladder leans against a building. The top of the ladder leans against the wall 10.5 feet from the ground. What is the angle formed by the ground and the ladder? Assume its a right triangle.
April 17, 2013 by Charlie

mathematic
A ladder 10 meter long is leaning against a wall. If the top of the ladder is sliding down the wall at 3m/s, how fast is the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall changing when the foot of the ladder is 6 meter away from the wall?
March 22, 2012 by skullhong

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

math
A painter leans a 15 foot ladder against the side of a house. The top of the ladder touches the house at a height that is 3 feet more than the distance from the house to the bottom of the ladder. How far is the bottom of the ladder from the house?
October 12, 2013 by ashley

algebra 1
A ladder leans against a building, forming an angle of 53 with the ground. The base of the ladder is 3 ft from the building. To the nearest hundredth of a foot, how long is the ladder?
May 10, 2011 by Samantha

math
A ladder leans against a building. The angle of elevation of the ladder is 70. The top of the ladder is 25 ft from the ground. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how long is the ladder?
June 4, 2014 by TheOneNotHere

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

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

Calculus
A ladder 25 feet long that was leaning against a vertical wall begins to slip. Its top slides down the wall while its bottom moves along the lever ground at a constant speed of 4 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder moving when it is 20 feet above the ground?
February 24, 2014 by Bobby

math
a fire fighter's 36 foot ladder leans against a building. the top of the ladder touches the buliding 28 ft above the ground. what is the measure of the angle of the ladder forms with the ground?
May 3, 2011 by Alberto

Calculus
A ladder 41 feet long that was leaning against a vertical wall begins to slip. Its top slides down the wall while its bottom moves along the level ground at a constant speed of 4 feet per second. How fast is the top of the ladder moving when its 9 ft above the ground?
January 30, 2011 by Nick

geometry
A painter leans a 15 ft ladder against a house. The base of the ladder is 5 ft from the house. a) To the nearest tenth of a foot, how high on the house does the ladder reach? b) The ladder in part (a) reaches too high on the house. By how much should the painter move the ...
December 9, 2008 by sarah

Trigonometry
A ladder 5 meter long leans against the wall of an apartment house forming an angle of 50 degrees, 32 minutes with the ground. how high up the wall does it reach?
September 8, 2012 by Roy

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

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?
November 22, 2011 by Lil

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?
December 1, 2011 by Silvia

Calculus
A 15 ft ladder is leaning against a wall.If the top of the ladder slips down the wall at a rate of 5ft/s, how fast will the foot be moving away from the wall when the top is 9ft above the ground.
July 17, 2010 by Kelly

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

physics
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Math
a 10 foot ladder is leaning against a wall at a 40 degree angle. how far up the wall does the ladder reach?
January 5, 2011 by AveryKae

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

geometry
a ladder leaning against a vertical wall has its top 8m from the level ground and whose foot is 4m from the wall.how long is the ladder?
May 17, 2011 by aiza

Calculus
related rates: a ladder, 12 feet long, is leaning against a wall. if the foot of the ladder slides away from the wall along level ground,what is the rate of change of the top of the ladder with respect to the distance of the foot of the ladder from the wall when the foot is 6 ...
January 9, 2008 by JJ

physics
If you climb 4 meters up a ladder whose top is leaning against a wall at a 30 angle, the distance you climb along the ladder is
April 26, 2012 by Anonymous

geometry
A ladder leaning against a vertical wall makes a angle of 75degree with the ground. If the foot of the ladder is 4 feet from the base of the wall, would this ladder be long enough for you to retrieve the suction dart that your friend stuck 17ft up the wall?
April 2, 2009 by michelle

math
A 35-foot long ladder is leaning against the wall of a building.How far from the ground is the top of the ladder and how far from the base of the building is its foot if it makes a 20 degrees angle with the wall?
March 10, 2012 by NIRVANA RIZA A. GARON

math
A 35-foot long ladder is leaning against the wall of a building.How far from the ground is the top of the ladder and how far from the base of the building is its foot if it makes a 20 degrees angle with the wall?
March 10, 2012 by nestor v. reye,Jr.

Math
a ladder that is 15 feet long leans against a house.the top of the ladder rests against the house at a height of 12 feet .how far from the building is the base of the ladder?
January 23, 2014 by Luis Guerrero

College Algebra
A 10-m ladder is leaning against a buildng. The bottom of the ladder is 5m from the buildiing. How high is the top of the ladder?
March 5, 2009 by Babette

College Algebra
A 10-m ladder is leaning against a buildng. The bottom of the ladder is 5m from the buildiing. How high is the top of the ladder?
March 5, 2009 by Babette

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