Wednesday

October 7, 2015
Number of results: 48,064

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**GEOMETRY**

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

**Geometry**

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 13 feet ladder is leaning against a house. The distance from the bottom of the ladder to the house is 7 feet less than the distance from the top of the ladder to the ground. Find the distance between the bottom of the ladder and the house.
*March 10, 2015 by leyry*

**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 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*

**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*

**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 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*

**Math**

A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house The angle between the ladder and the ground Is 60 degrees . How far away is the ladder from the wall? How high up the house does the ladder reach? Give your answers accurate to two decimal places
*April 10, 2015 by Susan*

**Math **

A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The angle between the ladder and the ground is 68 degrees. How far away is the ladder from the wall.? How high up the house does the ladder reach ? Give your answers accurate to two decimal places.
*April 11, 2015 by Susan*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

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

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**help quick!!!**

a ladder leans against a awall.The top of the ladder is 8 feet above the ground. If the botttom of the ladder is then moved 2 feet farther from the wall, the ladder will lie on the ground with its toptouching the wall. How long is the ladder?
*November 30, 2009 by Ryan*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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)
*January 7, 2015 by Rae*

**calculus**

A ladder 13 feet long is leaning against the side of a building. If the foot of the ladder is pulled away from the building at a constant rate of 8 inches per second, how fast is the area of the triangle formed by the ladder, the building, and the ground changing in feet ...
*March 12, 2015 by beth*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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.
*March 11, 2015 by Rolun*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Calculus Ab **

A 26 foot step ladder is leaned up against a 30 foot building to reach a window near the top. The ladder is being pushed toward the building in a horizontal direction of 2 feet per second. 1. Find each related rate when the ladder is 10 feet away from the building. a. How fast...
*October 10, 2010 by Maria *

**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*

**Trig**

A ladder 35.4 feet long is leaning against an embarkment inclined 62.5 degrees to the horizontal. If the bottom of the ladder is 10.2 feet from the embarkment, what is the distance from the top of the ladder down the embarkment to the ground?
*May 10, 2015 by thrish*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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 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*

**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.
*April 5, 2010 by sim*

**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 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*

**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*

**physics**

An 9.0 m, 210 N uniform ladder rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.75, and the ladder makes a 50.0° angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can an 890 N person climb before the ladder begins to slip?
*June 10, 2010 by laurie*

**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*

**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*

**Calculus**

The top of a 24 foot ladder, leaning against a vertical wall, is slipping down the wall at the rate of 4 feet per second. How fast is the bottom of the ladder sliding along the ground when the bottom of the ladder is 7 feet away from the base of the wall?
*October 8, 2013 by Nathan*

**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*

**algebra**

Sheila is climbing on a ladder that is attached against the side of a jungle gym wall. She is 5 feet off the ground and 3 feet from the base of the ladder, which is 15 feet from the wall. How high up the wall is the top of the ladder?
*March 7, 2015 by chrissy*

**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*

**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.
*September 9, 2015 by RenRen*

**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 ladder 6 feet long leans against a vertical building. the bottom of the ladder slides away from the building horizontally at rate of 1/2 ft/sec. A) at what rate is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 3 feet from the wall? b)at what ...
*October 18, 2014 by fadea*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 *

**physics**

A uniform ladder of mass 46 kg and 3.0 m in length is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall at an inclination of 60 degrees to the horizontal. A Window cleaner of mass 67.3 kg climbs up the ladder. What coefficient of friction between the ladder and ground is required ...
*December 3, 2014 by Bren*

**Math**

A 20 foot ladder is leaning against the side of a building. The bottom of the ladder is 4 feet from the wall. How many feet above the ground does the ladder touch the wall?
*December 3, 2011 by Raymond*

**Algebra**

a ladder is leaned against a building. the bottom of the ladder is 9 feet from the building the top of the ladder is 16 feet above the ground. draw a diagram to represent the situation. what is the slope of the ladder?
*November 11, 2010 by Loren*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Trigonometry **

A ladder that is 15 feet long is placed so that it reaches from level ground to the top of a vertical wall that is 13 feet high A. Use the law of sines to find the angle that the ladder makes with the ground to the nearest hundredth B. Is more than one position of the ladder ...
*March 27, 2012 by Melissa*

**geometry**

The top of a ladder is leaning on a building at a point 12 feet above the ground; the bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the base of the building. What is the length of the ladder?
*May 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Analytical Geometry**

A 10 foot long ladder is leaning against a vertical wall with the top of the ladder 8ft from the ground. What is the slope of the ladder? How far is the foot of the ladder from the wall? Can a 6 foot tall man walk under the ladder 1 foot from the wall? Justify your answer.
*January 4, 2015 by Julius*

**math**

A ladder is resting against a wall. the foot of the ladder is 8 feet from the wall, and the top of the ladder is 19 feet from the ground. FIND THE slope of the ladder
*October 16, 2011 by rachel *

**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*

**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*