your neighbor is standing at the top of a 14 foot ladder. the base of the ladder is 4 feet from the house. how far off the ground is the neighbor

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geometry

your neighbor is standing at the top of a 14 foot ladder. the base of the ladder is 4 feet from the house. how far off the ground is the neighbor

geometry

A painter sets a ladder up to reach the bottom of a second-story window 16 feet above the ground. The base of the ladder is 12 feet from the house. While the painter mixes the paint, a neighbor's dog bumps the ladder, which moves the base 2 feet farther away from the house. ...

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 ...

7th grade Ms. Sue help Pygorean Theoream asap quic

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

Sammy has a 10-foot ladder, which he needs to climb to reach the roof of his house. The roof is 12 feet above the ground. The base of the ladder must be at least 1.5 feet from the base of the house. How far is it from the top of the ladder to the edge of the roof? I am ...

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?

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

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?

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

Calculus

Mr. Cook was painting Arvada West High School, standing on top of a 25]foot ladder. Why? We will never know. However, he was horrified to find the ladder being pulled away by the same notorious student that threw a snowball at Mrs. Evans. The base of the ladder was moving ...

Algebra

Tom has a 15 foot ladder that he leaned against the wall of his house. Tom put the base of the ladder 3 feet away from the house. How far up The house is the top of the ladder?

College Algebra

A ladder is 1 foot longer than its vertical heigt along the side of the house. The distance of the base of the ladder from the house is 7 feet less than its vertical height from the ground. How far up the house does the ladder reach?

math

A painter leans a 15 foot ladder against the side of a house. The top of the ladder touches the house at a height that is 3 feet more than the distance from the house to the bottom of the ladder. How far is the bottom of the ladder from the house?

math

Marvin has a 27-foot ladder. Safety standards dictate that the base of a 27-foot ladder should be placed 7 feet from a vertical wall. How far above the ground will the top of the ladder be on the wall, in feet? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

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?

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.

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 ...

Algebra 2 review

how many feet from the base of a house must a 39-foot ladder be placed so that the top of the ladder will reach a point on the house 36 feet from the ground

college algebra

A contractor leans a 23-foot ladder against a building. The distance from the ground to the top of the ladder is 7 feet more than the distance from the building to the base of the ladder. How far up the building is the ladder to the nearest tenth of a foot?

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?

geometry

A painter leans a 15 ft ladder against a house. The base of the ladder is 5 ft from the house. a) To the nearest tenth of a foot, how high on the house does the ladder reach? b) The ladder in part (a) reaches too high on the house. By how much should the painter move the ...

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?

Calculus

A 25 foot ladder is leaning on a 9 foot fence. The base of the ladder is being pulled away from the fence at the rate of 10 feet/minute. How fast is the top of the ladder approaching the ground when the base is 9 from the fence? [Note: The ladder is protruding over the top of ...

Calculus

A 17 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 5 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 ...

math word problem

sam needs to clean the window on his house. he has a 25-foot ladder and places the base of the ladder 10 feet from the wall of the house. A) how high up the wall will the ladder reach? B) if his windows are 20 feet above the ground, what is the farthest distance the baes of ...

geometry

tylers 14 foot ladder makes a 62 degree angle with the ground.To the nearest foot, how far up the house does tylers ladder reach, and how far away from the house is the base of the ladder

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?

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.

martin Luther King High School

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

You are buying a ladder for your 30-foot-tall house. for safety, you would like to ensure that the base of the ladder be placed at least 8 foot from the base of the house. What is the shorest ladder you can buy in order to be able to reach to top of your house?

AICE math

A 30 foot ladder is leaning against a house(see figure). if the base of the ladder is pulled away from the house at a rate of 2 feet per second, the top will move down the wall at a a rate of r= 2x/(sqrt(900-x^2) ft/sec, where s ist the distance between the base of the ladder ...

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 ...

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

I need a bit of help on this question: a nine foot long ladder is leaned against a house, reaching a point seven feet above the ground. How far from the house is the base of the ladder? Please help!

Analytical Geometry

A 10 foot long ladder is leaning against a vertical wall with the top of the ladder 8ft from the ground. What is the slope of the ladder? How far is the foot of the ladder from the wall? Can a 6 foot tall man walk under the ladder 1 foot from the wall? Justify your answer.

math

a 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house with the base of the ladder 4 feet from the house. How high up the house does the ladder reach? round to the nearest tenth foot.

algebra

Bob needs to wash the windows on his house. He has a 25-foot ladder and places the base of the ladder 10 feet from the wall on the house. How far up the wall will the ladder reach?

Calculus

Mr. Cook was painting Arvada West High School, standing on top of a 25]foot ladder. Why? We will never know. However, he was horrified to find the ladder being pulled away by the same notorious student that threw a snowball at Mrs. Evans. The base of the ladder was moving ...

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.

College Algebra

The base of a 28 foot ladder is placed 12 feet from the house. How far up house does the ladder reach? (The answer to the nearest tenth of a foot

math

a 19 foot ladder leans against the top of a house. if the house is 15ft high how far is the foot of the ladder from the base of the building.

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

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

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 ladder that is 15 feet long leans against a house.the top of the ladder rests against the house at a height of 12 feet .how far from the building is the base of the ladder?

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

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

Algebra

A contractor leans a 13-foot ladder against a building. The distance from the ground to the top of the ladder is 7 feet more than the distance from the building to the base of the ladder. Find the distance from the building to the base of the ladder and the distance from the ...

Algebra

a painter leans a 25 foot ladder against a building. The distance from the ground to the top of the ladder is 17 feet more than the distance from the building to the base of the ladder. Find the distance from the building to the base of the ladder and the distance from the ...

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...

College Alegebra

a 23 foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 18 feet from the base. how high up the wall does the ladder reach?

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 ...

geometry

A 25-foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building. The base of the ladder is 7 feet from the base of the wall. If the top of the ladder slips 4 feet, how many feet will the base of the ladder slide?

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)

math

a 25 foot ladder leans against the wallit touches the wall 24 feet off the ground if you slide the base of the ladder back 10 feet off the ground how far does it slide down the wall?

math

a 25 foot ladder leans against the wallit touches the wall 24 feet off the ground if you slide the base of the ladder back 10 feet off the ground how far does it slide down the wall?

Math

For safety reasons, the angle between a ladder and the ground should be between 65° and 80. A ladder that is 5 m long is placed so that it reaches a window on the top floor of a house. If the foot of the ladder is 1.5 m from the house, is the ladder safe? Explain your answer.

Trig

A 24-foot ladder is placed against a building. The building is perpendicular to the level ground so that the base of the ladder is 11 feet away from the base of the building. How far up the building, in feet, does the ladder reach? Round to nearest hundredth.

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

Geometry

A 12-foot ladder is leaning against the outside wall of a building. The angle of the ladder with the ground is 75 degrees. The ladder is moved so that the base of the ladder is 5.8 feet from the wall. Determine the angle created by the ladder and the ground after the move. ...

Math

A 10-FOOT LADDER IS PLACED AGAINST A VERTICAL WALL OF A BUILDING, WITH THE BOTTOM OF THE LADDER STANDING ON LEVEL GROUND 6 FEET FROM THE BASE OF THE BUILDING. How HIGH UP THE WALL DOES THE LADDER REACH?

math

A 10 foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 8 feet from the base of the building. How high up the wall does the ladder reach.

Math

A 15-foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 12 feet from the base of the building. How high up the wall does the ladder reach?

math

a 14 foot ladder placed against a vertical wall of a building with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 9 feet from the base of the building. how high up the wall does the ladder reach?

math

A 19 ​-foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a​ building, with the bottom of the ladder standing on level ground 13 feet from the base of the building. How high up the wall does the ladder​ reach?

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?

Math- Calculus

A 20 foot ladder is sliding down a vertical wall at a constant rate of 2 feet per second. a) How fast is the ladder moving away from the wall when the base of the ladder is 12 feet away from the wall? b) Find the rate of change at which the angle between the ladder and the ...

Math- Calculus

A 20 foot ladder is sliding down a vertical wall at a constant rate of 2 feet per second. a) How fast is the ladder moving away from the wall when the base of the ladder is 12 feet away from the wall? b) Find the rate of change at which the angle between the ladder and the ...

Math- Calculus

A 20 foot ladder is sliding down a vertical wall at a constant rate of 2 feet per second. a) How fast is the ladder moving away from the wall when the base of the ladder is 12 feet away from the wall? b) Find the rate of change at which the angle between the ladder and the ...

Math- Calculus

A 20 foot ladder is sliding down a vertical wall at a constant rate of 2 feet per second. a) How fast is the ladder moving away from the wall when the base of the ladder is 12 feet away from the wall? b) Find the rate of change at which the angle between the ladder and the ...

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

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 ...

Trigonometry

The Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends that the base of a ladder should be set out 1 foot from a wall for every 4 feet of vertical rise. a. What angle will a ladder so situated make with the ground? b. If Joe follows these recommendations, how far up the wall (...

Math

you need to clean the gutters of your home. the gutters are 24 FT above the ground. for safety, the distance a ladder reaches up a wall should be four times the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the base of the side of the house. Therefore the ladder must be 6 ft from ...

physics

A ladder can fall for two reasons. If it is set too steep and the climber gets their mass to the left of the ladder's base, the ladder likely will fall over backwards. If the ladder is set at too shallow of an angle the required force of friction between the ladder and the ...

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.

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.

trigonometry

how far from an 84 foot burning building should the base of the fire truck ladder be placed to reach the top of the building at an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. the ladder is mounted to the truck 8 ft off the ground

trigonometry

how far from an 84 foot burning building should the base of the fire truck ladder be placed to reach the top of the building at an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. the ladder is mounted to the truck 8 ft off the ground

math

how far from an 84 foot burning building should the base of the fire truck ladder be placed to reach the top of the building at an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. the ladder is mounted to the truck 8 ft off the ground

math

A ladder is resting against a wall. the foot of the ladder is 8 feet from the wall, and the top of the ladder is 19 feet from the ground. FIND THE slope of the ladder

Algebra

Gerry plans to place a 24-foot ladder against the side of his house. The bottom of the ladder will be 4 feet from the house. How far up the side of the house will the ladder reach? Answer exactly or round to 2 decimal places.

Complex Physics Problem

A ladder can fall for two reasons. If it is set too steep and climber gets their mass to the left of the ladder's base, the ladder likely will fall over backwards. If the ladder is set at too shallow of an angle the required force of friction between the ladder and the ground ...

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

algebra

a 17-foot ladder leans against a wall. if the ladder is 8 feet from the base of the wall, how far is it from the bottom of the wall to the top of the ladder

Math Help!!!

Russell Grossman is training for the Olympics. He wants to know the distance across lake royal, so he can write in his training logbook how far he rows each day. If from one point on the shore to one side of the lake is 13 km and from the same point to another side of the lake...

math

a wall is 5 m. a ladder is leaning against it, which is 3 m. express the height from the top of the ladder above the ground as a function of how far the foot of the ladder is from the base of the wall. 3^2= base^2+ height^2 base= sqrt (9-height^2)

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°

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?

math,trigonometry

a 35-foot long ladder is leaninig against the wall of a building. how far from the ground is the top of the ladder and how far from the base of the buildings is its foot if it makes a 20° angle with the wall ?

Geometry/ SAT Math

This was an SAT question of the day, but I can't figure out how to come up with the right answer, I think you use Pythagoras Theorum but I'm not sure. Can anyone help with the process here? A 25-foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of ...

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?

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?

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

There is a vertical tension at the top of a 4 m long ladder holding it at an incline. The bottom of the ladder is touching the floor, which exerts a normal force. You are standing 1 meter from the top of the ladder. What happens to the tension as you walk up the ladder? As you...

Math Calculus

The foot of a 30-foot ladder is being pulled away from a vertical wall at a rate of 1 foot per minute. When the top of the ladder is 6 feet from the ground, at what rate is the top of the ladder moving down the wall?

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