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**New York State Regents Exam**Question every day from now until the Regents exams next week. At least, that is the plan.### Geometry, June 2015, Questions 28

**27.** *The diagram below shows a ramp connecting the ground to a loading platform 4.5 feet above the ground. The ramp measures 11.75 feet from the ground to the top of the loading platform.
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*Determine and state, to the nearest degree, the angle of elevation formed by the ramp and the ground.
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A **trigonometric ratio** problem. The height of the platform is *opposite* the angle. The ramp is the hypotenuse. This means we have the sine ratio for the angle.

sin x = (4.5 / 11.75)

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