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

Use the pythagorean Theorem to solve this problem.

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?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - A painter leans a 15 ft ladder against a house. The base of the ...
- geometry - A painter sets a ladder up to reach the bottom of a second-story ...
- Algebra - A ladder base is 3 m away from a house, and the fully extended ladder ...
- math - A painter leans a 15 foot ladder against the side of a house. The top of ...
- Math - A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house. The angle between ...
- Math - A 6 m ladder is leaning against the wall of a house The angle between the...
- math - a 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house with the base of the ladder 4...
- math word problem - sam needs to clean the window on his house. he has a 25-foot...
- math - a 15 foot ladder is leaning against a house. The base of the ladder is 4 ...
- Math HELP! - A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base ...

More Related Questions