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?

Nov 25th, 2015

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

=81

B=sqrt of 81

=9ft


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Nov 25th, 2015

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