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# PLASE HELP

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If a 12-foot ladder makes a 55 angle with the ground, how many feet up a wall will it reach? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

Jan 22, 2021

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$$\sin(55)=\frac{x}{12}\\ x=12\cdot \sin(55) \approx \boxed{9.8 ft}$$

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Jan 22, 2021
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how do you delete an answer???

Vanilla  Jan 22, 2021
edited by Vanilla  Jan 22, 2021