What if a restaurant needed to build a wheelchair ramp for its customers? The angle of elevation for a ramp is recommended to be . If the vertical distance from the sidewalk to the front door is two feet, what is the horizontal distance that the ramp will take up ? How long will the ramp be ? Round your answers to the nearest hundredth. After completing this Concept, you'll be able to use trigonometry to solve this problem.
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Introduction to trigonometry