trignometic equations , sin,cos,tan

Calculus
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According to the guidelines set by the ADA, Wheelchair ramps should be built at an angle of no more than 4.8 degrees. If a contractor is designing a wheelchair ramp for a doorway that is 5 feet above ground level, What equation could be used to determine the length of the shortest possible  ramp to reach the doorway?

May 23rd, 2015
sin(theta) = a / c
sin(4.8)=5/x
x=sin(4.8)/5...................................................................................................................................................................................................


May 23rd, 2015


May 23rd, 2015
sin(theta) = a / c
sin(4.8)=5/x
x=5/sin(4.8)..................................................................................................................................................................................................


May 23rd, 2015

sin4.8 = sin85.2

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5                x

May 23rd, 2015

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