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Special Right Triangles - Constructing a Ramp

Special Right Triangles - Constructing a Ramp

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Constructing a Ramp ________________________ High School would like to build a ramp leading into the building from the

loading dock. The height of the loading dock is 5 feet and ________________ high school wants to be sure to build the ramp that saves the most money in materials. Ramps R Us has provided the school with two options for the ramp. Option one has an incline angle 45° while the second has an incline angle of 30°. a) In order to minimize cost, which option will create the shortest ramp length? b) Which option would need less concrete to fill? Knows Logistics Need to Knows

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