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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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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@Nnesha help!
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 =.=

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is i t a right triangle ??
Yeah
that should be correct, right?!
well i got the different answer make sure mode is on degree :-)
http://prntscr.com/7htvu8 like this it's 73 degree :=)
...oh.
dangit haha I thought I had it on degree and had even switched it but apparently I must have hit clear instead of enter.
:=)
thaanks xP
np gO_OD job!!!

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