Word problems relating ladder in trigonometry

Word problems relating ladder in trigonometry

Lessons

  • 1.
    A ladder is leaning against an outside wall of a building. If the angle of elevation at the base of the ladder to the wall is 65 65^\circ and the ladder is 14 feet long, how far up the wall does the ladder reach?

  • 2.
    A 23 foot long piece of wood is leaning against the wall of a house. If the angle of elevation at the base of the wood to the wall is 75 75^\circ , how far is the wood from the base of the wall?