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Asked Oct 7, 2019
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A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.1 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the wall?

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Step 1

To determine the rate of change of angle between the ladder and the ground.

Step 2

Given:

dx
=1.1 ft/s
dt
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dx =1.1 ft/s dt

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Step 3

Sketch the graph of the lad...

wall
10
у
x
ground
x
cose
10
у
sine
10
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wall 10 у x ground x cose 10 у sine 10

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