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January 26, 2015

Posted by **Nick** on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 12:25pm.

A) how high up the wall will the ladder reach?

B) if his windows are 20 feet above the ground, what is the farthest distance the baes of the ladder can be from the wall?

- math word problem -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 12:51pmUse the Pythagorean Theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

10^2 + b^2 = 25^2

100 + b^2 = 625

b^2 = 525

b = 22.9 feet

Do the second problem using the Pythagorean Theorem.

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