A 13 feet ladder is leaned against a vertical wall the lowest point of the ladder is 5 feet from the wall what is the height of the point wh

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A 13 feet ladder is leaned against a vertical wall the lowest point of the ladder is 5 feet from the wall what is the height of the point where the ladder touches the wall?

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Remi 2 months 2021-10-10T14:20:00+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-10-10T14:21:34+00:00

    Answer:

    12 feet

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The wall, floor and the ladder form a right angled triangle, with the ladder as the hypotenuse.

    Let the height of the point where the ladder touches wall be x.

    now using Pythagoras theorem,

    x² + 5² = 13²

    x = 12 feet

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    2021-10-10T14:21:53+00:00

    Answer:check it out!!

    Step-by-step explanation:

    You have to use pythogorus theorm

    HYP WILL BE 13″feet

    Leg 1 =5″feet

    Leg 2= ?

    13^2 = 5^2 + ?^2

    169-25= ?^2

    144=?^2

    Square root of 144 =12

    So ,therefore the height of the point where the ladder touches the wall =12″feet

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