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  • one year ago

Need some help for this.. A 10-foot ladder leans against a wall with its foot braced 3 feet from wall’s base. How far up the wall does the ladder reach? Show your work. Round answer to the nearest hundredths.

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1437932114293:dw| do you know the pythagorean theorem?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    a^2+ b^2 = c

  3. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1437932176201:dw| \(a^2+b^2=c^2\)

  4. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    you have a and c \(3^2+b^2=10^2\)

  5. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    tell me what \(3^2=\\10^2=\)

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    9 and 100

  7. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    ok subtract 100-9

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    91

  9. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(\sqrt{91}\)

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh. can't make a radical symbol.

  11. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    do it here https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1CHWA_enUS629US629&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=calculator put √ and then 91

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[10 \sin \left(\cos ^{-1}\left(\frac{3}{10}\right)\right)=\sqrt{91} \]

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay thanks @Mehek14

  14. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    and then just round your answer

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    How do i round √91?

  16. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    well if you put √91 in the calculator, you get 9.53939201417 round that to 9.54

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh didn't put it in a calculator thanks for telling me that XwX

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So i am finish @Mehek14?

  19. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yes 9.54 is the final answer

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay thanks @Mehek14

  21. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yw

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