8th grade math
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Brett has leaned a fivemeterlong ladder against his house to paint a window. He placed the base of the ladder 3m away from the wall. How far up is the window?

Steve
think 345 right triangle

MsPi_3.14159265
And incase you don't know about 3,4,5 Pythagorean triples, the longest side of the triangle is the ladder (at 5 m) : )
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