Posted by **lin** on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 12:40am.

A ladder is leaning against a building. The distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building is 9 ft less than the length of the ladder.how high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if that distance is 2 ft less than the length of the ladder? the ladder reaches ___ ft up the wall.

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