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TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
Using trigonometry to find a length in a word problem with one ri...
A ladder leans against the side of a house. The angle of elevation of the ladder is 70° when the bottom of the ladder is 12 ft from the side of the hous
the length of the ladder. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
ft
?
700
12
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TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS Using trigonometry to find a length in a word problem with one ri... A ladder leans against the side of a house. The angle of elevation of the ladder is 70° when the bottom of the ladder is 12 ft from the side of the hous the length of the ladder. Round your answer to the nearest tenth. ft ? 700 12

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Let the length of the ladder be x feet.

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Therefore, in the gi...

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12 cos (70') x 12 x cos(70 12 0.3420 =35.0856 35.09

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