A 12-foot ladder is leaning against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet away from the bottom of the wall. Approximately how high up the wall does the top of the ladder reach? A. 2.4 feet B. 7.0 feet C. 13.0 feet D. 10.9 feet

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A 12-foot ladder is leaning against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet away from the bottom of the wall. Approximately how high up the wall does the top of the ladder reach? A. 2.4 feet B. 7.0 feet C. 13.0 feet D. 10.9 feet

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Is it 10.9 feet?
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@Hermitberg yup its 10.9 .....
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The correct answer is D. You use Pythagorean identity \( x^2 + y^2 =c^2 \) c = 12 x = 5 \( 5^2 + y^2 =12^2 \) \( y^2 =12^2 - 5^2 \) \( \sqrt{y^2} =\sqrt{12^2 - 5^2} = \sqrt{119} = 10.9 \)
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