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 2 years ago
A ladder leans against a house at a 60° angle to the ground.
If the ladder extends to a length of 158 inches, what is the height of the house rounded to the nearest hundredth of an inch? Type the numeric answer only in the box below.
 2 years ago
A ladder leans against a house at a 60° angle to the ground. If the ladder extends to a length of 158 inches, what is the height of the house rounded to the nearest hundredth of an inch? Type the numeric answer only in the box below.

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Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use your special right triangle. First find the short leg which is 1/2 the hypotenuse. Then multiply the short leg by sqrt3 to find the long leg.

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Half of 158 is 79 Multiply 79 by the square root of 3
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