Find an Online Tutor Now

Samantha S.

asked • 05/16/18

Trigonometry Math Word Problem

I've tried to solve the math problem. When I draw the diagram, it looks like I have to use the Cosine. However, I don't have an angle degree. I think I've missed a step somewhere. Wouldn't I have to solve the angle first? I've either confused myself or misunderstood the question.
 
Calculate the length of a staircase that is 3.2 m high, and has a slanted height of 4.7 m.

Samantha S.

This was helpful! Thanks.
Report

05/16/18

1 Expert Answer

By:

Philip P. answered • 05/16/18

Tutor
5.0 (472)

Effective and Patient Math Tutor

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.