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A 35-foot ladder is leaning against the side of a building. If the ladder makes an angle of 24^{o} 10^{'} with the side of the building, how far is the bottom of the ladder from the base of the building? Round your answer to the hundredths place when necessary.

Step 1

Given:

A 35-foot ladder is leaning against the side of a building and it makes an angle of 24 degree and 10 minutes with the side of the building.

Let *x* be the distance between the bottom of the ladder and base of the building.

Sketch the given information as follows.

Step 2

Convert 10 minutes into d...

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