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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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zekaria
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help????
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zekaria
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what is that supposed to mean? The triangle?
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zekaria
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I still don't get what that is supposed to mean
zekaria
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where is magbak at??????????????????????????????????????????
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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.
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The second picture shows the math you need to solve the problem.
zekaria
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ok? soo.......
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\(30^2 + 60^2 = s^2\)
s = length of slide
zekaria
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ok I'm going to try it.
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Great.
Square 30, square 60, add the squares together. then take the square root of the sum.
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I got it right!!!!!!!! THANKS!!!!!
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wlcm
zekaria
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800 grams is how much kg?
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help?
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Do you know how many grams are in a kg?
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A^ 2+ b^2=c^2