# Geometry

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**Cat**
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A 12 foot ladder is leaning against a house. If the top of the ladder reaches 8 feet up the house, how far is the bottom of the ladder from the base of the house?

posted by
**Cat**
.

A 12 foot ladder is leaning against a house. If the top of the ladder reaches 8 feet up the house, how far is the bottom of the ladder from the base of the house?