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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 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

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

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

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
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

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

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 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

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 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

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
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

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

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

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

Math
The base of a ladder leaning against a house is 30ft from the wall. if the ladder reaches 40ft high on the wall , how long is the ladder?
January 7, 2013 by Macy

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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?
April 28, 2011 by MathIsTheBest

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 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

trig
A ladder leans against a house at a point 19 feet high. The ladder is 25 feet long. What is the measure of the angle formed by the ladder against the house?
January 17, 2011 by Abram

physics
A uniform ladder 10.0 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 21.8 lb. A 57.8-lb boy climbs 4.38 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the ladder by the floor?
February 26, 2012 by rachel

physics
A uniform ladder 10.0 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 18.4 lb. A 60.8-lb boy climbs 4.18 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the ladder by the floor?
February 27, 2012 by help

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

Algebra
Tom has a 15 foot ladder that he leaned against the wall of his house. Tom put the base of the ladder 3 feet away from the house. How far up The house is the top of the ladder?
October 9, 2012 by Carmen

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

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

Calculus
a 16 foot ladder is leaning against a building. the bottom of the ladder os sliding along the pavement at 3 ft/s How fast is the top of the ladder moving down when the foot of the ladder is 2 ft from the wall
March 12, 2011 by Lost student

physcis
A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 85.0 kg, length = 5.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 37.0 kg, è = 51.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ladder ...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics- PLEASE HELP
A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 69.0 kg, length = 2.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 21.0 kg, θ = 57.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ...
November 6, 2012 by Kayla

physics
A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 85.0 kg, length = 5.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 37.0 kg, è = 51.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ladder ...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor.
November 7, 2011 by PHYSICS HELP!!!!

physics101
A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor.
November 7, 2011 by physics

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

MATH
A LADDER IS LEANING AGAINST THE WALL. IF THE LADDER REACHES A HEIGHT OF 12M UP THE WALL AND HAS ITS FOOT 5M AWAY FROM IT ,CULCULATE THE LENGTH OF THE LADDER?
September 1, 2013 by THAMI

Geometry
The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 45°. If the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 15 feet, find the length of the ladder.
October 22, 2012 by Patrick

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 LADDER IS LEANING AGAINST THE WALL. IF THE LADDER REACHES A HEIGHT OF 12M UP THE WALL AND HAS ITS FOOT 5M AWAY FROM IT ,CULCULATE THE LENGTH OF THE LADDER?
September 1, 2013 by THAMI

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

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 13 foot ladder is leaning against a building.The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the building.How high up does the ladder meet the wall?
March 25, 2013 by evelyn

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

math word problems
A ladder is leaning against a building. The distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building is 9 ft less than the length of the ladder.how high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if that distance is 2 ft less than the length of the ladder? the ladder ...
August 1, 2009 by lin

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

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

Physics
A 30-kg uniform ladder 12 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 50 degrees above the horizontal. A 45-kg boy climbs 5.0 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the force exerted by the ladder on the wall?
November 4, 2013 by shaun

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 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

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

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

calculus
1) A ladder 25 feet long is leaning against the wall of a house. The base of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of 2 feet per second. Find the rate at which the are of the triangle is changing when the base of the ladder is 7 feet from the wall. --- I did the ...
November 5, 2007 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

plane and spherical trigonometry
a ladder 38 feet long is leaning against the side of a wall. if the angle between the ladder and the wall is 54 (degrees) approximately how far is the bottom of the ladder from the wall?
July 8, 2013 by mhonic

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

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

algebra 1
if you have a 10ft ladder placd leaning against the wall,and the ladder is 6ft from the wall.how high does the ladder reach on the wall?
May 27, 2011 by tyyyyyy

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
Consider the stability of a ladder of mass m and length L leaning against a wall. A painter wants to be sure the ladder will not slip across the floor. He knows that the frictional force exerted by the floor on the bottom end of the ladder is needed to keep the ladder in ...
May 8, 2013 by R

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

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

Math
If a wall is 6th tall and a ladder is leaning against it. The ladder is 8th tall, how far apart is is the base of the ladder away from the wall?
December 7, 2010 by Tiara

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

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

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

physics
A ladder of mass 34.4 kg and length 3.36 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.326; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 6, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A ladder of mass 39.0 kg and length 3.18 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.298; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ...
April 10, 2011 by I need help

Physics
A house painter stands 3 m above the ground on a 5.3-m-long ladder that leans against the wall at a point 4.7 m above the ground. The painter weighs 638 N and the ladder weighs 143 N. Assuming no friction between the house and the upper end of the ladder, find the force of ...
March 17, 2012 by Keith

physics
A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 85.0 kg, length = 5.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 37.0 kg, è = 51.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ladder ...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics- PLEASE HELP
A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 69.0 kg, length = 2.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 21.0 kg, θ = 57.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ...
November 6, 2012 by Kayla

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 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

algebra
a ladder is leaning up against a wall. The ladder is 8 feet long and is 3 feet away from the base of the wall. find the angle the ladder makes with the wall.
March 11, 2012 by abby

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

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

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

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

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

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

pre alg
a 9 ft ladder is leaning against a wall so that Adam can hang a picture 7.5 ft above the floor. how far does the ladder need to be placed from the wall?
May 9, 2013 by john

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
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

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