Unformatted text preview: Step 4: Differentiate with respect to time. , \ . \j( i Step 5: Substitute the given information, and solve for the unknown derivative. Be sure to include units with your answer. :1U^ Ex. A 13ft. ladder is leaning against a wall. Suppose that the base of the ladder slides away from the wall at the constant rate of 3 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the base of the ladder is 5 ft. from the wall?...
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