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    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?

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    \tan(8^\circ) = 30 / x<br />
    solve for x.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VENI View Post
    \tan(8^\circ) = 30 / x<br />
    solve for x.

    Thanks! Hahah that was really easy!
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