anonymous
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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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anonymous
  • anonymous
Is it 10.9 feet?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Data_LG2 are you good with math??
anonymous
  • anonymous
if you are can you help me?

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rishavraj
  • rishavraj
@Hermitberg yup its 10.9 .....
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok tahnk you! :D
anonymous
  • anonymous
can you help me with some others?
rishavraj
  • rishavraj
hmmmm i shall try....
anonymous
  • anonymous
A tree is 132 inches tall. The distance from the top of the tree to the tip of the tree's shadow is 166 inches. Approximately how long is the tree's shadow? A. 212 inches B. 149 inches C. 101 inches D. 34 inches http://static.k12.com/calms_media/media/1422500_1423000/1422752/1/1027944e04f03ab3880b4c7164012303b3883749/MS_PA_131002_171201.jpg
anonymous
  • anonymous
is it A. ??
anonymous
  • anonymous
if you don't want to click on the link I can try to draw it
rishavraj
  • rishavraj
nah its not A....
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
maybe it is B. ??
rishavraj
  • rishavraj
oooo no its not tht...... http://prntscr.com/7hvckj
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh its C. 101 inches
rishavraj
  • rishavraj
yeah it is....
anonymous
  • anonymous
cool thanks
anonymous
  • anonymous
The correct answer is D. You use Pythagorean identity \( x^2 + y^2 =c^2 \) c = 12 x = 5 \( 5^2 + y^2 =12^2 \) \( y^2 =12^2 - 5^2 \) \( \sqrt{y^2} =\sqrt{12^2 - 5^2} = \sqrt{119} = 10.9 \)
anonymous
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