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Posted by **MathIsTheBest** on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 9:42pm.

A painter places an 11 ft ladder against a house. The base of the ladder is 3 ft from the house. How high on the house does the ladder reach?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 9:45pma^2 + b^2 = c^2

3^2 + b^2 = 11^2

Solve for b

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**adrianna**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 12:50pm10.6 ft

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