TrishaChou1
Badges: 12
Rep:
?
#1
Report Thread starter 1 month ago
#1
A ladder is placed so that it makes an angle of 76° with the ground. When the foot of the ladder is 1.7m from the foot of the wall, how high up the wall does the ladder reach?
0
reply
Rodoshi S
Badges: 10
Rep:
?
#2
Report 1 month ago
#2
Hey. Unfortunately, I cannot give you the answer but I will give you the steps. First, create the triangle with the given information. After, think about the sides, what are there and what are missing i.e. Opposite, Adjacent or Hypotenuse. hen, think about which of the formulas SOH, CAH or TOA you would use and then substitute the numbers in.
Hope it helps! (:
1
reply
laurawatt
Badges: 21
Rep:
?
#3
Report 1 month ago
#3
Draw the situation (it’ll be a right angled triangle) that you can do some trigonometry on
1
reply
TrishaChou1
Badges: 12
Rep:
?
#4
Report Thread starter 1 month ago
#4
(Original post by Rodoshi S)
Hey. Unfortunately, I cannot give you the answer but I will give you the steps. First, create the triangle with the given information. After, think about the sides, what are there and what are missing i.e. Opposite, Adjacent or Hypotenuse. hen, think about which of the formulas SOH, CAH or TOA you would use and then substitute the numbers in.
Hope it helps! (:
Hey ive tried that, is the 1.7m supposed to be on the bottom of the triangle?
0
reply
Craft1
Badges: 9
Rep:
?
#5
Report 1 month ago
#5
(Original post by TrishaChou1)
Hey ive tried that, is the 1.7m supposed to be on the bottom of the triangle?
Yep, it mentions in the question "When the foot of the ladder is 1.7m from the foot of the wall" so you're completely right.
1
reply
TrishaChou1
Badges: 12
Rep:
?
#6
Report Thread starter 1 month ago
#6
(Original post by Craft1)
Yep, it mentions in the question "When the foot of the ladder is 1.7m from the foot of the wall" so you're completely right.
Name:  16148059466424847061764812667326.jpg
Views: 5
Size:  126.9 KB so what would the other side be?? X
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

What factors affect your mental health the most right now?

Anxiousness about lockdown easing (147)
4.89%
Uncertainty around my education (443)
14.73%
Uncertainty around my future career prospects (338)
11.24%
Lack of purpose or motivation (419)
13.93%
Lack of support system (eg. teachers, counsellors, delays in care) (140)
4.66%
Impact of lockdown on physical health (181)
6.02%
Loneliness (258)
8.58%
Financial worries (109)
3.62%
Concern about myself or my loves ones getting/having been ill (123)
4.09%
Exposure to negative news/social media (136)
4.52%
Lack of real life entertainment (163)
5.42%
Lack of confidence in making big life decisions (266)
8.85%
Worry about missed opportunities during the pandemic (284)
9.44%

Watched Threads

View All
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise