math

a fire fighter's 36 foot ladder leans against a building. the top of the ladder touches the buliding 28 ft above the ground. what is the measure of the angle of the ladder forms with the ground?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. sinØ = 28/36
    Ø = sin^-1 (7/9)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. 51.05

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    A 12 foot ladder leans against the side of a house the bottom of the ladder is 8 feet from the side of the house how high is the top of the ladder from the ground

  2. math

    a ladder leans against a building forming an angle of 56 degrees with the ground.The base of the ladder is 3 feet from the building. Use the cosine to determine the length of the ladder.

  3. Trig

    A 12 foot ladder leans against a building. The top of the ladder leans against the wall 10.5 feet from the ground. What is the angle formed by the ground and the ladder? Assume its a right triangle.

  4. Trigonometry

    a 30 feet ladder resting against a building makes a 60 angle with the ground . find the Height from the ground at which the ladder touches the building to the nearest foot

  1. Calculus (related rates)

    A ladder 13 meters long rests on horizontal ground and leans against a vertical wall. The foot of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at the rate of 0.4 m/sec. How fast is the top sliding down the wall when the foot of the

  2. natural science

    a fire fighter who weighs 800n climbs a uniform ladder and stops one third of the way up the ladder. the ladder is 5.0m long and weighs 180n. it rest against a vertical nail, making an angle of 53degree with the ground. find the

  3. geometry

    A 24 foot ladder forms a 76 degree angle with the ground. The top of the ladder rests against the building. To the nearest inch how high up the building does the ladder reach?

  4. calculus

    A ladder 13 feet long is leaning against the side of a building. If the foot of the ladder is pulled away from the building at a constant rate of 8 inches per second, how fast is the area of the triangle formed by the ladder, the

  1. algebra

    an 18-foot ladder leans against the wall of a building. the base of the ladder is 9 feet from the bulding on level ground.how many feet up the wall,to the nearest tenth of a foot,is the ladder?

  2. Pre-Cal

    A 13-ft ladder leans against a building so that the angle between the ground and the ladder is 63 degrees. How high does the ladder reach on the building? (round your answer to the nearest foot)

  3. Geometry

    Math question :a ladder leans against a building forming an angle of 56 degrees with the ground.The base of the ladder is 3 feet from the building. Use the cosine to determine the length of the ladder.

  4. Math

    A 25ft ladder leans up against the side of a house, with the base of the ladder a distance 3ft from the wall. If the ladder is moved out by 5ft, how far down the wall will the top of the ladder move?

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.