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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Similar and Congruent Figures
Level: Grade 10
Standards: HSG-SRT.B.5
Author: nsharp1
Last Modified: 5 days ago

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Grade 10 Similar and Congruent Figures CCSS: HSG-SRT.B.5

A large ladder is leaning against a wall. The base of the ladder is 10 ft away from the wall and it forms a 51.3° angle with the ground. A smaller ladder is also leaning against the wall. It's base is also 10 ft away from the wall, but it forms a 38.7° angle with the ground. If the smaller ladder reaches 8 ft up the wall, how high does the larger ladder reach up the wall? Round the answer to one decimal place, if necessary.
  1. 4.5 ft
  2. 8 ft
  3. 12.5 ft
  4. Not enough information.
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