# college algebra

The base of a ramp sits on the ground (see the figure below). Its slope is 0.3, and it extends to the top of the front steps of a building d = 20 horizontal feet away.

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1. You may want the height (h) or the length (L).

h/20 = 0.3

L^2 = 20^2 + h^2

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