Posted by **sera** on Friday, November 26, 2010 at 11:01am.

2. A 10 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the building. How high is the top of the ladder? Round to the nearest hundredth.

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, November 26, 2010 at 11:07am
Use Pythagorean theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = hypotenuse^2

5^2 + b^2 = 10^2

Solve for b.

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**Jon**, Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 8:33pm
72

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**alejandra flores**, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 10:56pm
a lader that is 10 ft long leans against a building.the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft away from the base of the building .how far up dies the ladder reach?

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