Question #10328

A box slides down a ramp from a truck bed at an angle of 37.0 degrees with the horizontal. How far (horizontally) is the bottom of the ramp from the truck bed if the vertical height of the ramp is 6.00 m?

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A box slides down a ramp from a truck bed at an angle of 37.0 degrees

with

the horizontal. How far (horizontally) is the bottom of the ramp

from the

truck bed if the vertical height of the ramp is 6.00 m?

l = h / tan(37.0) =

6.00 / 0.7536 = 7.96 m

with

the horizontal. How far (horizontally) is the bottom of the ramp

from the

truck bed if the vertical height of the ramp is 6.00 m?

l = h / tan(37.0) =

6.00 / 0.7536 = 7.96 m

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