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Posted by **Christina** on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 7:10pm.

- Geometry -
**drwls**, Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 7:14pmThink about the Pythagorean theorem. The ladder length is the hypotenuse.

- Geometry -
**Christina**, Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 7:21pmOkay.. whats the Pythagorean theorem again?

- Geometry -
**drwls**, Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 7:24pma^2 + b^2 = c^2

c is the hypotenuse and a and b are the perpendicular sides of a right triangle

- Geometry -
**Christina**, Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 7:30pmOkay i think i got it.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

6^2 + 8^2 = c^2

36 + 64 = c^2

sqrt of 100 = sqrt of c^2

10ft = C

Is that right?

- Geometry -
**Lauren**, Monday, February 25, 2008 at 9:37pmyep

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