Geomerty/ Trigonometry

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In construction, floor space must be planned for staircases. If the vertical distance between the first and second floors is 3.6 meters, and a contractor is using the standard step pattern of 28 cm wide and 18 cm high, then how many steps are needed to get from the first to the second floor and how much linear distance ("width or "base") will be needed for the staircase? What is the length of the railing that would be attached to these stairs?

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