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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?
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the adjacent length is 1.7m, and the angle is 76 degrees- use sohcahtoa to find that tan 76 = opposite/1.7
1.7*tan(76)=height of wall
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the adjacent length is 1.7m, and the angle is 76 degrees- use sohcahtoa to find that tan 76 = opposite/1.7
1.7*tan(76)=height of wall
hope that helps
Hi, so will the height be 2.36m (2.dp)
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Hi, so will the height be 2.36m (2.dp)
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yep!
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the adjacent length is 1.7m, and the angle is 76 degrees- use sohcahtoa to find that tan 76 = opposite/1.7
1.7*tan(76)=height of wall
hope that helps
Just give a hint next time - not the total method
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