# A ladder is leaning against a house and is forming a 60 degree angle with the ground. If the top of the ladder is 18 feet off of the ground, how long is the ladder?

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### math(Please help!!!)

A ladder is leaning against a house and is forming a 60 degree angle with the ground. If the top of the ladder is 18 feet off of the ground, how long is the ladder? Leave your answer in exact form.

### geometry

a lader is leaning against a jouse and is forming a 60 degree angle with the ground. if the top of the ladder is 24 feet off of the gound, how long is the ladder? leave your answer in exact form.

### Trigonometry

A ladder leaning against a building makes a 40 degree angle with the ground. The top of the ladder reaches 10 feet above the ground. How tall is the ladder to the nearest whole foot?

### trigometry

1. A 16-foot ladder on ground level is leaning against a house. If the base of the ladder is placed 5.0 feet from the house, what is the angle formed at the top of the ladder? A. 24° B. 18° C. 72° D. 20° please help I don't know how to do this

### Math

A ladder is leaning against the side of a house so that it can reach a window that is 25 feet off the ground. The angle in which is formed between the ladder and the ground is 52 degrees. How far from the base of the house is the base of the ladder? Round the answer to the ...

### geometry

a ladder leaning against a wall makes a 60 degree angle with the ground. the based of the ladder is 4m from the building. how high above the ground is the top of the ladder

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a ladder leaning against a wall makes a 60 degree angle with the ground. the base of the ladder is 4m from the building. how high above the ground is the top of the ladder?

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3. A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? (1 point) 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1 4. A wire is stretched from the top ...

### Math HELP!

A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? A. 4.2 ft B. 9.5 ft C. 10.4 ft D. 14.1 ft Is the answer B? Thanks

### pre algebra

A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1

### Intermediate Algebra

A ladder is leaning against a house. the distance from the top of the ladder to the ground is 12 feet, and the distance from the foot of the ladder to the house is 4 feet. how tall is the ladder?

### algebra 1

A ladder leaning against a house makes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house.how long is the ladder? please some sugesstions

### Trigonometry

A 22-foot ladder leans against a house. The top of the ladder is 12 feet above the ground. Find the angle the ladder makes with the ground.

### Math

Martin is painting his house and needs to reach a point 9 feet above the ground. He places a 10.5-foot-long ladder against the house so that it forms an angle of with the ground. a. Describe the triangle that is formed by the ground, the house, and the ladder. Identify the ...

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A 25 ft ladder is leaning against a vertical wall. At what rate (with respect to time) is the angle theta between the ground and the ladder changing, if the top of the ladder is sliding down the wall at the rate of r inches per second, at the moment that the top of the ladder ...

### Geometry

A 16 foot ladder is leaning against a house. It touches the bottom of a window that is 12.5 feet above the ground. What is the measure of the angle that the ladder forms with the ground? 38.6 degrees?

### math

A ladder is leaning against the side of a house and forms an angle of 66o with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 11.3 feet from the base of the house. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest foot.

### GEOMETRY

3. A ladder leaning against a wall makes a angle with the ground. The base of the ladder is 4 meters from the building. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?

### algebra

A women has a ladder that is 13 feet long.if she sets the base of the ladder on level ground 5 feet from the side of a house,how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rests against the house?

### Geometry

Larry has a ladder that is 16' long. If he sets the base of the ladder on level ground 5 feet from the side of the house, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder reach when it rests against the house?

### Trigonometry

a 20ft. ladder is leaning against a wall so that the foot of the ladder is 9ft. from the buss of the wall what angle does the ladder make with the ground? what is the distance from the top of the ladder to the base of the house? based in trigonometry

### math

A 13 feet ladder is leaning against a house. The distance from the bottom of the ladder to the house is 7 feet less than the distance from the top of the ladder to the ground. Find the distance between the bottom of the ladder and the house.

### Right triangle (tri)

ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?

### Right triangle (tri)

ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?

### Math

A 20 meter ladder is leaning against a house.The bottom of the ladder is 15 meters away from the house. How far, to the nearest tenth, is the top of ladder from the ground? Do I multiply 20,x 15? I don't know how to do the problem

### Math

A 20 meter ladder is leaning against a house.The bottom of the ladder is 15 meters away from the house. How far, to the nearest tenth, is the top of ladder from the ground? Do I multiply 20,x 15? I don't know how to do the problem

### trig.

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°

### trig.

A ladder 20 feet long leans against the side of a house. Find the height from the top of the ladder to the ground if the angle if the angle of elevation of the ladder is 80°

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ladder 13 feet long . if she set the base of the ladder on the level ground 5 feet from the side of a houes, how many feet above the ground will the top of the ladder be when it rest against the house?

### Geometry

A ladder leaning against a house makes an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 7 ft from the house. How long is the ladder?

### Math

A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house The angle between the ladder and the ground Is 60 degrees . How far away is the ladder from the wall? How high up the house does the ladder reach? Give your answers accurate to two decimal places

### Math

A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The angle between the ladder and the ground is 68 degrees. How far away is the ladder from the wall.? How high up the house does the ladder reach ? Give your answers accurate to two decimal places.

### Calculus

A 13 foot ladder is leaning against the house when it's base starts to slide away. By the time is 12 feet from the house the base is moving at the rate of 5 ft/sec. 1.How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at that moment? 2. At what rate is the angle theta ...

### Math

A 25 foot ladder is leaning against a house at a 63 degree angle. How far up does it reach off the ground?

### Calculus

A 40-foot ladder is leaning against a house when its base starts to slide away. By the time the base is 32 feet from the house the base is moving at a rate of 4ft/sec. a. How fast is the top of the ladder moving down the wall at that moment? b. At what rate is the area of the ...

### physics

A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 0.470 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 0.780 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...

### Calculus

A fence 5 feet tall runs parallel to a tall building at a distance of 2 feet from the building. We want to find the the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building. Here are some hints for finding a solution: Use the...

### calculus

A 13 foot ladder leaning against a wall makes an angle of degree radians with the ground. The base of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of 2ft/sec. How fast is degree changing when the base of the ladder is 5 feet way.

### math

A ten foot long ladder leans against a wall, with the top of the ladder being eight feet above the ground. What is the approximate angle that the ladder makes with the ground? A) 37° B) 47° C) 53° D) 60°

### Math

A roofer must set up a 40-foot ladder against the side of a house. He sets the ladder so that the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 1/5 of the length of the ladder. To the nearest degree, what acute angle does the ladder make with the ground? (Hint: Sketch ...

### Math

A ladder is leaning up against a wall. The ladder touched the wall 5ft up. The ladder is 6ft Long. A) Draw a picture and label all of the values B) What is the angle that is made between the ladder and the ground? C) How far away from the wall is the ladder where it touches ...

### help quick!!!

a ladder leans against a awall.The top of the ladder is 8 feet above the ground. If the botttom of the ladder is then moved 2 feet farther from the wall, the ladder will lie on the ground with its toptouching the wall. How long is the ladder?

### Geometry

A 10 ft. ladder is leaning against a building and makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?

### Trig

A 16 - foot ladder leaning against the side of a house reaches 12 feet up the side of the house. What angle does the ladder make with the ground

### physics

A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.80 m long, joined by rungs 5.100 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.100 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...

### Math

A 21-foot ladder is leaning against a building. The base of the ladder is 7 feet from the base of the building. To the nearest degree, what is the measure of the angle that the ladder makes with the ground? (Hint: Sketch the problem before solving.)

### Math

You lean a 30 foot ladder against your house and it reaches exactly to the top. The ladder makes a 24˚ angle with the ground. How tall is your house? (I drew a picture of a house and the ladder)

### 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 building, and the ground changing in feet ...

### Nait

The top of a 12 foot long ladder is leaning against a wall with the top of the ladder 8 feet above the ground.The bottom of the ladder will be _______ feet from the base of the wall

### Geometry

A 12 foot ladder is leaning against a house. If the top of the ladder reaches 8 feet up the house, how far is the bottom of the ladder from the base of the house?

### 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.

### Calculus

A 12' ladder is leaning against a wall making an angle theta with the ground. The ladder begins to slide down the wall. what is the rate of change of the height of the ladder, h, with respect to the change in the angle of the ladder with the floor when the ladder reaches a ...

### Geometry

A 32-foot ladder leans against a building on level ground. It just reaches a window 25 feet above the ground. To the nearest degree, what angle does the ladder make with the ground.

### calculus

A 20 ft ladder is leaning against the side of a house. If the bottom of the ladder is moving away from the house at the rate of 2 feet per second, how fast is the top of the ladder moving down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 12 feet from the house

### math

You have a 20-foot ladder that you are using as you paint your house. You place the ladder so that it forms an angle of 30 at the point of contact between the ladder and the ground. How high will the top of the ladder be above the ground? Please explain. thank you

### Calculus

A ladder a = 20 feet long is leaning against the wall of a house. The base of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at a rate of b = 4 feet/second. Consider the triangle formed by the side of the house, the ladder, and the ground. Find the rate at which the area of the ...

### Calculus

A ladder 25 feet long that was leaning against a vertical wall begins to slip. Its top slides down the wall while its bottom moves along the lever ground at a constant speed of 4 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder moving when it is 20 feet above the ground?

### Physics - PLEASE HELP

A 25-kg uniform ladder 10-m is leaning against a frictionless wall. The ladder is making an angle of 32° to the ground. What is the magnitude of the total force exerted on the ladder by the ground? 675 N 462 N 245 N 543 N 314 N

### Math

A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building. If the ratio of the base of the ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground id 3:4, find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.

### Math>> Help!!

A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building.If the ratio of the base of the ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground is 3:4, find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.

### maths

A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building.if the ratio of the base of ladder's distance from the building to its top's height from the ground is 3:4,find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground.

### Algebra/Trig

To ensure safety, the recommended angle that a ladder leaning against a building makes with the ground is 75 degrees. Will a 12 foot ladder reach a window 10 feet above the ground if it leans against the building with this angle? Use trigonometry to justify your answer.

### Calculus

A ladder 41 feet long that was leaning against a vertical wall begins to slip. Its top slides down the wall while its bottom moves along the level ground at a constant speed of 4 feet per second. How fast is the top of the ladder moving when its 9 ft above the ground?

### Math

A 15 ft ladder is leaning against the wall. The top of the ladder reaches 10ft up the wall. What is the angle that the ladder makes with the ground?

### Calculus Ab

A 26 foot step ladder is leaned up against a 30 foot building to reach a window near the top. The ladder is being pushed toward the building in a horizontal direction of 2 feet per second. 1. Find each related rate when the ladder is 10 feet away from the building. a. How fast...

### geometry

a ladder is 15 ft long and is leaning against the wall. the top of the ladder is 12 feet above the ground. find the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. draw and label a picture and show work....

### algebra

2. A 10 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the building. How high is the top of the ladder? Round to the nearest hundredth.

### algebra II

can someone please explain how to do this problem: A twelve-foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder reaches 8 ft high on the wall, what is the angle the ladder forms with the ground to the nearest degree? 1. 36° 2. 42° 3. 48° 4. 54°

### Trig

A ladder 35.4 feet long is leaning against an embarkment inclined 62.5 degrees to the horizontal. If the bottom of the ladder is 10.2 feet from the embarkment, what is the distance from the top of the ladder down the embarkment to the ground?

### physics

A straight ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The ladder has rails 4.50 m long, joined by rungs 4.800 m long. Its bottom end is on solid but sloping ground so that the top of the ladder is 3.400 m to the left of where it should be, and the ladder is unsafe to climb...

### calculus

A ladder 29 feet long leans against a wall and the foot of the ladder is sliding away at a constant rate of 3 feet/sec. Meanwhile, a firefighter is climbing up the ladder at a rate of 2 feet/sec. When the firefighter has climbed up 6 feet of the ladder, the ladder makes an ...

### 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

### Math

A ladder is needed to reach the top of a second floor window, A distance of 20 feet above the (level) ground. According to the directions on the ladder, the distance between the bottom of a leaning ladder and the base of the (vertical) wall it is leaning up against should be ...

### geometry

A 12-foot ladder that is leaning against a wall makes a angle with the level ground. What equation can be used to determine the height in feet (y) from the ground to where the ladder touches the wall?

### math

3. Suppose a ladder is 12 ft. long. The base of the ladder is 5 ft. from a wall, and the top of the ladder is leaning against the wall. How far above the ground is the tip of the ladder?

### Geometry

Can some one PLEASE help me figure out how to solve this. Just a formula or hint would be helpful. Thank you!! A 10 ft. ladder is leaning against a building and makes an angle of 65 degrees with the ground. How high above the ground is the top of the ladder?

### Trigonomentry

A ladder 35 foot long is leaning against an embankment, inclined 62.5 degrees to the horizontal. if the bottom of the ladder is 10.2 feet from the embankment, what is the distance from the top of the ladder down to the embankment to the ground?

### Trigonomentry

A ladder 35 foot long is leaning against an embankment, inclined 62.5 degrees to the horizontal. if the bottom of the ladder is 10.2 feet from the embankment, what is the distance from the top of the ladder down to the embankment to the ground?

### math

a 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The base of the ladder is 4 feet from the house. to the nearest tenth of a foot, how high does the top of the ladder reach?

### 6th grade

If a ladder is on a house and the top is touching the house 8 feet above the ground, the bottom is touching the ground 6 feet away from the house, if you move the ladder in 1 foot how high will the ladder be touching the house.

### math

toby the cat is stuck in a tree. billys dad placed a ladder 5 feet from the base of the tree and then leaned the ladder against the tree. the top of the ladder is where toby is sitting. if the ladder makes a 65 degree angle with the ground, how far up the tree is the cat?

### 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?

### 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?

### physics

An 9.0 m, 210 N uniform ladder rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.75, and the ladder makes a 50.0° angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can an 890 N person climb before the ladder begins to slip?

### WORD PROBLEM

A roofer's 30 FOOT ladder is against the side of a house. It is 8 YARDS from the ground to the top of the house. How far away from the house must he place the foot of the ladder in order to have the top of the ladder meet the roof of the house?

### Calculus

A 23 foot ladder is leaning on a 6 foot fence. The base of the ladder is being pulled away from the fence at the rate of 7 feet/minute. How fast is the top of the ladder approaching the ground when the base is 6 from the fence? [Note: The ladder is protruding over the top of ...

### Calculus

related rates: a ladder, 12 feet long, is leaning against a wall. if the foot of the ladder slides away from the wall along level ground,what is the rate of change of the top of the ladder with respect to the distance of the foot of the ladder from the wall when the foot is 6 ...

### Calculus

The top of a 24 foot ladder, leaning against a vertical wall, is slipping down the wall at the rate of 4 feet per second. How fast is the bottom of the ladder sliding along the ground when the bottom of the ladder is 7 feet away from the base of the wall?

### Physics

A ladder 10-m long and weighing 50 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground.

### Physics

A ladder 10-m long and weighing 50 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground.

### algebra

Sheila is climbing on a ladder that is attached against the side of a jungle gym wall. She is 5 feet off the ground and 3 feet from the base of the ladder, which is 15 feet from the wall. How high up the wall is the top of the ladder?

### Algebra

A ladder is placed against the side of the house. The top of the ladder is 12 ft above the ground. The base wof the ladder is 5feet away from the house. Find the length of the ladde.

### 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?

### math

The bottom of a ladder is on horizontal ground. The top of a ladder is leaning against a vertical wall. Diagram: right angle triangle labelled height is h metres, bottom of triangle is labelled d metres and in between the labelled h and d metres there is a 90 degrees angle. ...

### Physics

A uniform ladder 10.0m long and weighing 50.0N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and ground.

### geometry

A ladder leaning against a vertical wall makes a angle of 75degree with the ground. If the foot of the ladder is 4 feet from the base of the wall, would this ladder be long enough for you to retrieve the suction dart that your friend stuck 17ft up the wall?

### calculus

a ladder 6 feet long leans against a vertical building. the bottom of the ladder slides away from the building horizontally at rate of 1/2 ft/sec. A) at what rate is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 3 feet from the wall? b)at what ...

### Math

A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help.

### math

A laffer leaning against a house maes an angle of 60 degress with the ground. The foot of the leadder is 7 feet from the foundation of the house. How long is the ladder? Please help.