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May 1st, 2019, 12:14 PM   #1
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Assignment due tomorrow please help with solutions

A ladder AB, which is set up with B on the horizontal ground and A against a vertical wall, makes an angle of 71° with the ground. It is prevented from slipping by a tight rope PQ of length 1.68 meters, fixed at P to the foot of the wall and at Q to the ladder, |AB|. Calculate, in centimetres
a) the height |AP| of the ladder above P
B) the length of the ladder.
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May 1st, 2019, 01:40 PM   #2
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Draw a diagram.
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Did the original question also indicate the angle between PQ and AB? If it didn't, more information is needed.
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