notsmart 3 years ago A ladder leans against a house at a 60° angle to the ground. If the ladder extends to a length of 166 inches, what is the height of the house to the nearest hundredth of an inch?

1. notsmart

if you need a picture let me know peeps

2. yip

$166 \sin 60=143.760217 inches$ |dw:1325522876956:dw|

3. lalaly

sin60=x/166

4. lalaly

|dw:1325523147019:dw|

5. yip

Is that what you mean?

6. lalaly

x=166*sin60

7. notsmart
8. notsmart

heres the picture

9. lalaly

|dw:1325523316107:dw|

10. lalaly

166 not 160 lol

11. notsmart

12. lalaly

;)

13. notsmart

want another one?

14. lalaly

lol i can try hehe