# geometry

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A 6-foot ladder touches the side of a building at a point 5 feet above the ground. At what height would a 15-foot ladder touch the building if it makes the same angle with the ground as the shorter ladder?

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(5 foot height/6 foot ladder)(15 foot ladder) = 75/6 = 12.5 foot height

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