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A 12-foot ladder reaches 9 ft 6 in up a wall. How far up would a 20-foot ladder reach when placed at the same angle? Write the answer in feet with inches.

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    9.5/12 = x/20
    x = 15.833 feet = 15 5/6 feet
    = 15 feet 10 inches

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