# math

posted by .

Your ladder is 26' long. The bottom of repunzel's window is 24 feet high. hOW FAR FROM THE TOWER SIDE SHOULD YOU PLACE THE BOTTOM OF YOUR LADDER TO RESCUE rA PUNZEL?

• math -

Use the Pythagorean Theorem as I showed you/Jenny in your last post.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

A ladder leans against a brick wall, The top of the ladder touches the wall 10 feet from the ground. The ladder is 15 feet long. How far does the bottom of the ladder sit from the wall?
2. ### Math trig

a ladder 24 feet long leans against the side of a building, and the angle between the ladder and the building is 25°. a) approximate the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building. b)if the distance from the bottom of …
3. ### geometry

how far from the wall should he place the ladder?
4. ### MATH

A ladder is 25 ft long. The ladder needs to reach to a window that is 24 ft above the ground. How far away from the building should the bottom of the ladder be placed?
5. ### plane and spherical trigonometry

a ladder 38 feet long is leaning against the side of a wall. if the angle between the ladder and the wall is 54 (degrees) approximately how far is the bottom of the ladder from the wall?
6. ### Math

A 13 foot ladder is leaning against a vertical wall. The distance from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the wall is 7 feet longer than the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the bottom of the wall. Find how high the top …
7. ### math

A painter leans a 15 foot ladder against the side of a house. The top of the ladder touches the house at a height that is 3 feet more than the distance from the house to the bottom of the ladder. How far is the bottom of the ladder …
8. ### calculus

a ladder 6 feet long leans against a vertical building. the bottom of the ladder slides away from the building horizontally at rate of 1/2 ft/sec. A) at what rate is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the bottom of the …
9. ### geometry

A painter sets a ladder up to reach the bottom of a second-story window 16 feet above the ground. The base of the ladder is 12 feet from the house. While the painter mixes the paint, a neighbor's dog bumps the ladder, which moves the …
10. ### Algebra

Gerry plans to place a 24-foot ladder against the side of his house. The bottom of the ladder will be 4 feet from the house. How far up the side of the house will the ladder reach?

More Similar Questions