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Posted by **zama** on Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 7:37am.

What is the length of the shortest ladder that will reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building?

- calculus -
**Reiny**, Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 8:07amTwo approaches to the same problem, one using trig, the other using only algebra.

Just change the numbers.

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