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5-46.

To paint a house, Travis leans a ladder against the wall. If the ladder is feet long and it makes contact with the house feet above ground, what angle does the ladder make with the ground? Draw a diagram of this situation and show all work.

A right triangle with a leg of 14 ft and hypotenuse of 16 ft. The angle, theta, is opposite the 14 foot side.