   Chapter 4.3, Problem 41E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 40 to 41, you will need to use the square root ( ) function of your calculator.A walk-up ramp runs 20 ft horizontally while rising 4 ft. Use a calculator to approximate its length to the nearest tenth of a foot. To determine

To find:

The length of the walk-up ramp.

Explanation

Calculation:

Given:

Let the walk-up ramp denoted by ABC.

By using Pythagorean Theorem

AC2=AB2+BC2=20

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