Math  Trigonometry
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A 2m long ladder leaning against a wall makes an angle of 38 degrees with the wall. how far is the base of the ladder from the wall?

Math  Trigonometry 
Steve
Recall your basic trig function definitions, in terms of the sides of a right triangle. In this case,
x/2 = sin 38°
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