posted by Ryan on .
a ladder leans against a awall.The top of the ladder is 8 feet above the ground. If the botttom of the ladder is then moved 2 feet farther from the wall, the ladder will lie on the ground with its toptouching the wall. How long is the ladder?
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let b be the base, h the height, and l the length.
and b+2=L so b=L-2
solve for L
ok my B
i was just sorta needy of an answer quickly bcuz i gotta turn this in tomorrow