Need math help with a building that is 12ft high and a leaned ladder that is 15 ft long up to the top

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of the building how far will the base of the ladder be from the building?

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School: New York University

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

We use the Pythagoras theorem

 A2 + B2 =C2

122 + B2=152

B2=225 -144


B=sqrt of 81


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