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A ladder 7.65 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 72.5° to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?

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  2. A ladder 7.65 m long leans against the side of a building. If the ladder is inclined at an angle of 76.5° to the horizontal, what is the horizontal distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building?

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