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A loading ramp is 35 feet long and forms an angle measuring 10° with the ground. How high is the top end of the ramp off the ground? Round your answer to the nearest tenth?

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    make a sketch to see that

    sin10° = height/35
    height = 35sin10
    = appr 6.1 ft

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