# 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?

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1. sin 70° = 25/x

As usual for trig problems, draw a diagram. In this case, label the angle at the ground 70°. You want the hypotenuse (x), and have the side opposite the angle (25).

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