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a ladder 20m long rests against a vertical wall so that the foot of the ladder is 1m from the ground

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Is the ladder suspended in space?

Do you have a question?

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2. an unusual position -- the ladder is not on the ground.

I expect you mean the foot of the ladder is one meter from the wall. I assume you want the height of the top of the ladder. If the height up the wall is h, then

1^2 + h^2 = 20^2

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