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Babynini

  • one year ago

The base of a ladder is 6ft from the blg, and the angle formed by the ladder and the ground is 73 degrees. How high up the building does the ladder touch? i've worked through it but can't get the correct answer!

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  1. Babynini
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434497902565:dw|

  2. Babynini
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    @Nnesha help!

  3. Babynini
    • one year ago
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    So I chose tangent and did Tan(73)=x/6 simplified, and got 6tan(73)=x so x = 5.5157 but it's not correct proportionally or in the answer =.=

  4. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    is i t a right triangle ??

  5. Babynini
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    Yeah

  6. Babynini
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    that should be correct, right?!

  7. Nnesha
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    well i got the different answer make sure mode is on degree :-)

  8. Nnesha
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    http://prntscr.com/7htvu8 like this it's 73 degree :=)

  9. Babynini
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    ...oh.

  10. Babynini
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    dangit haha I thought I had it on degree and had even switched it but apparently I must have hit clear instead of enter.

  11. Nnesha
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    :=)

  12. Babynini
    • one year ago
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    thaanks xP

  13. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    np gO_OD job!!!

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