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how many feet from the base of a house must a 39-foot ladder be placed so that the top of the ladder will reach a point on the house 36 feet from the ground?

Jun 8th, 2015

Base = sqrt (39^2-36^2)

        =  sqrt(225)

         = 15ft

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