Mathematics

Question

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A 20 foot ladder touches a building 16 feet up the wall. What is the measure of the angle the Ladder makes with the Ground?

Which expression has a value of 1?
A. sinx+cosx
B. sin2x-cos2x
C. sin2x+cos2c
D. (sinx+cosx)2

1 Answer

  • sinθ = 16/20 = 0.8 
    θ = arcsin(0.8) ≅ 53° 
    ::::: 
    Use ^2 to represent ². 
    Pythagorean identity: 
    sin²(x) + cos²(x) = 1
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