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  • one year ago

The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 45°. If the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 12 feet, how long is the ladder?

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  1. anonymous
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    @ParthKohli

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    @Nnesha

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    @Preetha

  4. anonymous
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    I got 8.49

  5. Nnesha
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    draw a triangle

  6. anonymous
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    |dw:1437428004498:dw|

  7. anonymous
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    That's what I used, is it correct?

  8. Nnesha
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    wait let me check

  9. anonymous
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    |dw:1437428036938:dw|

  10. anonymous
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    Oooh, ok

  11. anonymous
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    Yeah, I knew something was off in mine...

  12. Nnesha
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    which function did you use sin cos or tan ? and yes hypotenuse is the longest side of right triangle

  13. anonymous
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    sin

  14. anonymous
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    Now I got 16.97

  15. anonymous
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    With @Nixy 's drawing

  16. Nnesha
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    looks correct that's what i got

  17. anonymous
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    Thanks!!

  18. Nnesha
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    np

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