(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.3 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the wall? Evaluate your answer numerically.

2. Relevant equations

a^2+b^2=c^2 ?

Theta(dot) is change of time respect to theta.

3. The attempt at a solution

In class he went over finding the rate of theta, getting the equation Theta(dot)=X/(10cos(45) I tried plugging in 6 for X, I just really dont know what to do here.

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# Homework Help: Rate of Change of theta in ladder to wall.

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