# 8th grade math

Brett has leaned a five-meter-long 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?

1. think 3-4-5 right triangle

posted by Steve
2. And in-case 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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