Related Rates: Sliding Ladder Problem

in hive-128780 •  6 days ago  (edited)

In this video I go over another related rates application and solve an example that involves a ladder sliding down a wall.


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Related Rates: Sliding Ladder Example

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Example

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 ft/s, how fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the wall?

Solution

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