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a 12 foot ladder is leaning against a wall. If the ladder males a 73 degrees angle with the floor, how high up the wall will the ladder reach?
11.5 ft
To steady a 450 foot tower, guy wires are attached to the top of the tower. Each wire makes a 25 degree angle with the tower. Find the length of each wire to the nearest tenth.
496.5
A boat drops an anchor to the bottom of a lake that is 15 ft deep. As the boat drifts, the 40 ft rope attached to the anchor becomes taut. What is the degree of the angle made by the rope and the surface of the lake? Round to the nearest degree.
22
A ladder is leaning against the side of a house and forms a 65 degree angle with the ground. The foot of the ladder is 8 ft from the building. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest foot.
19
The foot of a 15 ft ladder is 8 feet from the side of a house. To the nearest tenth of a degree, what angle does the ladder make with the house?
32.2
To secure a 500 meter radio tower against high winds, guy wires are attached to a ring that is 5 meters from the top of the tower. The wires form a 15 degree angle with the tower. Find the distance from the base of the tower to the guy wire anchor in the ground. Round to the nearest hundreth.
check with library.
A boat drops an anchor to the bottom of a lake. The anchor rope makes a 15 degree angle with the boat. The anchor rope is 24 ft long. How deep is the lake to the nearest foot?
6
A loading ramp is 35 ft long and forms an angle measuring 10 degrees with the ground. How high is the top end of the ramp off the ground? Round to nearest tenth.
6.1
A roller coaster track starts at the top of a hill and carries riders to the ground. The tracks forms an angle of 62 degrees with the level ground at the bottom of the hill. The hill has an altitude of 105 feet. How long would the track need to be? Round to nearest tenth.
118.9
When flying a kite, Danielle let about 50 feet of string. If the string makes a 40 degree angle with the ground, how high above the ground is the kite? round to nearest tenth.
32.1
Part of a road that is 452 meters in length has a slight incline. The vertical rise is 12 meters. Find the angle of elevation. round 2 nearest tenth.
1.5
A bystander at the Pegasus Parade is lying on his back and observing a large balloon of a cartoon character, floating directly above Broadway Street. He is located 32 feet from a point on the street directly beneath the balloon. To see the top of the balloon, he looks up at an angle of 56 degrees. To see the bottom of the balloon, he looks up at an angle of 46 degrees. To the nearest thenth, how tall, in feet is the balloon?
library
A slide 3.6 meters long makes an angle of 31 with the ground. How high is the top of the slide above the ground? round to hundredths
1.85 meters
To secure a 618 meter radio tower against high winds, guy wires are attached to a ring 10 meters from the top of the tower. Each wire is anchored 90 meters from the base of the tower. Find the measure of the angle the wire makes with the ground. round to tenth
81.6
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