# Math Help - trigonomety word problem

1. ## trigonomety word problem

A wheelchair ramp must rise 30 in. to meet the front door of a public library. If the ramps angle of elevation is not to exceed 8 Degrees, what is the minimum horizintal length of the ramp?

2. $\tan(8^\circ) = 30 / x
$

solve for x.

3. Originally Posted by VENI
$\tan(8^\circ) = 30 / x
$

solve for x.

Thanks! Hahah that was really easy!