Time remaining:
How high up the wall is the ladder?

Algebra
Tutor: None Selected Time limit: 1 Day

A 13 feet ladder is placed 5 feet away from a wall. The distance from the ground straight up to the top of the wall is 13 feet.

Apr 22nd, 2015

Answer is simple, you can find the answer through Pythagorean theorem.

a squared + b squared= c squared

if 13 is a and 5 Is b plug into the equation

13^2+5^2=c^2

194 (13 squared = 169 + 5 squared = 25) = c squared.

now take the square root

c^2 is approximately 13.9

hope I helped :)

Apr 22nd, 2015

Studypool's Notebank makes it easy to buy and sell old notes, study guides, reviews, etc.
Click to visit
The Notebank
...
Apr 22nd, 2015
...
Apr 22nd, 2015
Dec 5th, 2016
check_circle
Mark as Final Answer
check_circle
Unmark as Final Answer
check_circle
Final Answer

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

check_circle
Final Answer