Algebra

A 12 - ft ladder leans against the side of a house. The bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the side of the house. How high is the top of the ladder from the ground? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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  1. this is the Pythagorean Theorem

    the ladder is the hypotenuse of a right triangle

    (height)^2 = 12^2 - 6^2

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  2. 10.4

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