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zekaria

  • 2 years ago

Joe climbs a 30 inch ladder to the top of a slide. Find the length of the slide, to the nearest hundredth, if the distance from the base of the ladder to the bottom of the slide is 60 inches. Note: The ladder forms a right angle with the ground

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  1. zekaria
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    help????

  2. mathstudent55
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    |dw:1373323309048:dw|

  3. zekaria
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    what is that supposed to mean? The triangle?

  4. mathstudent55
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    |dw:1373323370241:dw|

  5. zekaria
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    I still don't get what that is supposed to mean

  6. zekaria
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    where is magbak at??????????????????????????????????????????

  7. mathstudent55
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    The first picture represents the problem. There is a 30-in. ladder that leads to the top of a slide. The bottom of the ladder is 60 in. from the bottom of the slide. The ladder makes a right angle with the ground.

  8. mathstudent55
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    The second picture shows the math you need to solve the problem.

  9. zekaria
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    ok? soo.......

  10. mathstudent55
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    \(30^2 + 60^2 = s^2\) s = length of slide

  11. zekaria
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    ok I'm going to try it.

  12. mathstudent55
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    Great. Square 30, square 60, add the squares together. then take the square root of the sum.

  13. zekaria
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    I got it right!!!!!!!! THANKS!!!!!

  14. mathstudent55
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    wlcm

  15. zekaria
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    800 grams is how much kg?

  16. zekaria
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    help?

  17. mathstudent55
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    Do you know how many grams are in a kg?

  18. drummerboyrevived
    • 2 years ago
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    A^ 2+ b^2=c^2

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