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Simple Angle Question

  1. Sep 28, 2013 #1
    I'm confused about a question where it refers to the angle of a bathroom scale on the floor as "40 degrees from the vertical". What does this look like?
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  3. Sep 28, 2013 #2


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    this is the vertical: |
    this would be some degrees to the right from the vertical: /
    and this to the left: \
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