a ladder of length 3.5m rests against a vertical wall and makes an angle of 40 degrees with the floor. How far up the wall does the ladder reach?

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  1. physics

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  2. Calculus (related rates)

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  3. math

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  4. Physics

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  5. physics help!

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  6. Physics

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  10. physics-force

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  11. calculus

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  12. geometry

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  14. statics/physics

    The uniform 10-kg ladder in the figure rests against the smooth wall at B, and the end A rests on the rough horizontal plane for which the coefficient of static friction is 0.3. determine the angle of inclination of the ladder and the normal reaction at b

  15. Physics

    A 100N uniform ladder, 8.0m long, rests against a smooth vertical wall. the coefficient of static friction between ladder and the floor is 0.40. What minimum angle can the ladder make with the floor before it slips? im thinking 100*0.40=40 degrees? can

  16. maths

    a ladder of length 3.5m rests against a vertical wall and makes an angle of 40 degrees with the floor. How far up the wall does the ladder reach?

  17. physics

    A 14.0-m uniform ladder weighing 510 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 59.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 830-N firefighter has climbed

  18. Math

    A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  19. AP calc bc

    A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from

  20. triganomitry

    A ladder 10 ft in length reaches 9 ft up a wall against which it leans. Find the angle, to the nearest degree, that the ladder makes with the wall.

  21. math

    A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  22. 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.

  23. Calc

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.3 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 8 ft from the wall? (That is,

  24. physics

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  25. caculus

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  26. Maths

    A ladder of length 5.8m is placed against the wall so that the foot of the ladder is 3.6m from the wall. Calculate the angle the ladder makes with the ground

  27. Mathematics

    A Ladder AB, of length 13m, rests against a vertical wall with its foot on a horizontal floor at a distance of 5meters from the wall. When the top of the ladder slips down a distance x meters on the wall, the foot of the ladder moves out x meters. Find x.

  28. Maths

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  29. Physics

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  30. Math

    A ladder 20 m long rest against a vertical wall so that the foot of the ladder is 9 m from the wall a. Find, correct to the nearest degree, the angle that the ladder makes with the wall b. Find, correct to 1 decimal place, the height above the ground at

  31. maths

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  32. Maths

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  33. maths

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  34. Physics

    A Ladder of length L and mass m leans against wall at angle theta from the vertical. The wall is smooth so that only horizontal force N is exerted on the top of the ladder. A fireman of mass M climbs a distance d upward as measured along the ladder. (a):

  35. maths

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  36. Physics

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  37. phsics

    uniform ladder 25 ft long rests against a smooth vertical wall. The ladder weighs 15 Kg. The lower end of the ladder is 15 ft from the wall. A man weighing 80 Kg climbs up the ladder until he is 20 ft from the base of the ladder, (20 ft of the ladder

  38. physics

    A uniform ladder of length L rests against a smooth, vertical wall as shown in the figure below. If the mass of the ladder is m and the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is muks=0.4, find the minimum angle theta at which the

  39. Physics

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  40. Physics

    A uniform 250 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 35 degree angle with the wall. (a) find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. B) what is the friction force on the ladder at the floor?

  41. physics

    A 10.9-kg monkey climbs a uniform ladder with weight w = 1.24 102 N and length L = 2.70 m as shown in the figure below. The ladder rests against the wall and makes an angle of θ = 60.0° with the ground. The upper and lower ends of the ladder rest on

  42. isreal

    a ladder 24m rest against the vertical one so that distance between the foot for the ladder and the wall is 8m. Find to the nearest dega the angle. The ladder makes with the wall.

  43. Maths

    A ladder leaning against a wall makes an angle of 60 degree with the horizontal If the foot of the ladder is 2.5 m away from the wall , find the length of the ladder.

  44. maths

    a laddder 9m long rests against a vertical wall. if the base of the ladder is 2m from the wall, find the angle mabe by the ladeer with the ground

  45. physics

    A uniform ladder AB of length 6m and mass 40kg rests in a vertical plane with his end B on smooth horizontal ground and the end A against a smooth vertical wall. A mass 20kg is hung from a point on the ladder at a distance 2m from B. The ladder is kept in

  46. College Physics

    A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an angle

  47. physics

    A 16.0-m uniform ladder weighing 490 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 63.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 850-N firefighter has climbed

  48. calculus

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x

  49. Calculus

    A 5m long ladder rests on a vertical wall. if the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at 1m/s, how fast is the angle between the lader and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 3m from the wall?

  50. calculus

    A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  51. ap physics b

    A uniform ladder 8.09 m long and weighing 201.0 N rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.600, and the ladder makes a 46.0 angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can an 834.0N person

  52. College Physics

    A 75.0 kg ladder that is 3.00 m in length is placed against a wall at an angle theta. The center of gravity of the ladder is at a point 1.20 m from the base of the ladder. The coefficient of static friction at the base of the ladder is 0.800. There is no

  53. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 100 with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is the

  54. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1 m from the end. What is

  55. physics

    A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is

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  57. physics

    (c) A ladder with length L and mass m rests against a wall. Its upper end is a distance h above the ground (Figure 13.3). The center of gravity of the ladder is one-third of the way up the ladder. A fire fighter with mass M climbs halfway up the ladder.

  58. Mathematics

    A ladder 20m long leans against a vertical wall.if the bottom of the ladder makes an angle 30 with the ground ,find the difference of the bottom of the ladder from the wall

  59. Calculus

    Suppose a ladder of length 36 feet rests against a wall, and we pull the base of the ladder horizontally away from the wall. For a given distance x that we pull the ladder horizontally, let g(x) be the height of the ladder on the wall, under the assumption

  60. physics

    A10m long ladder of mass 18kg leans against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 20 angle with the wall. The cofficient of friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.3. How far up the ladder can a 75kg man climb before the ladder slips?

  61. Physics

    A ladder ABC of length 20m is leaning against a wall at an angle from the horizontal. There is a roller at the top of the ladder that rests against the vertical wall. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and the horizontal surface at A is 0.5.

  62. Calculus 1

    A ladder 10ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall.

  63. Calculus

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall?

  64. mathematics

    Also, use tables and not calculators. Finally, do not forget your units. 1. A ladder 20 METRES long rests against a vertical wall. The distance between the foot of the ladder and the wall is 9 METERS a. Find, correct to the nearest degree, the angle that

  65. Math 2

    The bottom of the ladder rests on a horizontal flat surface and the top of the ladder rests against a wall. The ladder makes an angle of elevation of 61°. The bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your

  66. math trig

    a 3.8m ladder rests against a vertical wall and makes an angle of 38 degrees with the wall. how far does the ladder reach up the wall?

  67. college

    A ladder 10 feet long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a speed of 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall changing when the angle is /4 radians?

  68. maths

    When one end of a ladder,LM,is placed against a vertical wall at a point 5m above the ground,the ladder makes an angle of 37° with the horizontal ground. 1. Represent the information in a diagram 2. Calculate, correct to 3 significant figure,the length of

  69. math

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x

  70. Calculus 1

    Related Rates: A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.9 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the

  71. Calculus

    A ladder 13 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1 ft. per second,how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5ft from the wall?

  72. 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.

  73. Math

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  74. Math

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 8 ft from the wall? Evaluate

  75. Related Rates

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  76. Calculus Ladder Problem

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  77. Math

    A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  78. Geometry

    A ladder 12 m in length rests against a wall. The foot of the ladder is 3 m from the wall. What is the measure of the angle the ladder forms with the floor?

  79. MATH

    The bottom of the ladder on a horizontal flat surface rests against a wall. It makes an angle of elevation of 35°. The bottom of the ladder is 42 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

  80. Math

    The bottom of the ladder on a horizontal flat surface rests against a wall. It makes an angle of elevation of 35°. The bottom of the ladder is 42 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Do not

  81. Calculus

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  83. physics

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  85. calculus

    A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from

  86. Physics

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  87. calculus 1

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  88. Physics

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  89. AP Physics

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  90. Clac- math

    a 20 foot ladder leaning up against a vertical wall begins to slip. the base of the ladder makes an acute angle with the floor. when the angle equals 60 degrees the angle is decreasing at 0.1 radians/second. find the rate at which the height of th upper

  91. Physics

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  93. math

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  94. Physics

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  95. pre algebra

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  97. mechanics

    A man begins to climb up a 12-ft ladder . The man has mass 80 kg, while the ladder has mass 10 kg. The wall against which the ladder rests is very smooth, which means that the tangential (vertical) component of force at the contact between ladder and wall

  98. Physics

    A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

  99. PHYSICS

    A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

  100. Physics

    A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

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