Posted by **Kim** on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 10:30pm.

A ladder 15 feet long leans against a vertical wall. Supppose that when the bottom of the ladder is x feet from the wall, the bottom is being pushed towards the wall at the rate of 1/2x feet per second. How fast is the top of the ladder rising at the moment the top is 5 feet from the floor?

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