Sarah Y.

asked • 02/24/15

length of a ladder

A ladder leans against a side of a building, making a 63-degree angle with the ground, and reaching over a fence that is 6 feet from the building. The ladder barely touches the top of the fence, which is 8 feet tall. Find the length of the ladder.

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02/24/15

Sarah Y.

A ladder leans against a side of a building, making a 63-degree angle with the ground, and reaching over a fence that is 6 feet from the building. The ladder barely touches the top of the fence, which is 8 feet tall. Find the length of the ladder.
 
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02/24/15

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Sanjay S. answered • 02/24/15

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Asdfasdf A.

its actually x= 8/tan63 = 4.076, the other steps were right bu the final answer would be,22.19
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