# Related Rates Calculus

A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a wall and the base of the ladder is sliding away at 6 feet a second. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the base of the ladder is 12 feet from the wall?

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## Related Problems

Let $y = 2(x^2 - 3x)$

a. Find $\frac{dy}{dt}$ when $x = 3$ given $\frac{dx}{dt} = 2$

b. Find $\frac{dx}{dt}$ when $x = 1$ given $\frac{dy}{dt} = 5$

Let $y = \sin{(x)}$

Find $\frac{dy}{dt}$ when $x = \frac{\pi}{4}$ given $\frac{dx}{dt} = 2 \frac{cm}{sec}$

A 10 by 6 foot rectangular swimming pool is being filled. Find the rate at which the height of the water rises if the hose is pouring at $20 \frac{{ft}^3}{hour}$

Find the rate of change of the height of the water level if the hose is pouring $2 \frac{{ft}^3}{m}$