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highschoolmom2010

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An escalator lifts people to the second floor of a building, 25 ft above the first floor. The escalator rises at a 30 degree angle. To the nearest foot, how far does a person travel from the bottom to the top of the escalator?

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  1. highschoolmom2010
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1375835217858:dw|

  2. highschoolmom2010
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    @hobbs978 can you help with this one

  3. hobbs978
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    this is another 30 60 90 triangle |dw:1375835469636:dw|

  4. highschoolmom2010
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    yes

  5. hobbs978
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    |dw:1375835598315:dw| this is what we are looking for :)

  6. highschoolmom2010
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    a sqrt 3??

  7. hobbs978
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    yep :) now plug in a

  8. highschoolmom2010
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    ok |dw:1375835657179:dw| like that

  9. hobbs978
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    yep :)

  10. hobbs978
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    |dw:1375835739304:dw| this is your answer :)

  11. highschoolmom2010
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    oh ok :D thanks again :DD

  12. hobbs978
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    no problem :)

  13. phi
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    I think the question how far does a person travel from the bottom to the top of the escalator? is the distance along the hypotenuse |dw:1375835842037:dw|

  14. hobbs978
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    oh i was think how far he traveled in the building |dw:1375835934725:dw|

  15. hobbs978
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    so your answer is this |dw:1375836014042:dw| my bad :(

  16. highschoolmom2010
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    ***i totally didnt even notice that *** ty @phi for pointing it out :DD

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