A handy man knows from experience that his 29-foot ladder rests in its most stable position when the distance of its base from a wall is 1 foot farther than the height it reaches up the wall. 1) how far up a wall does this ladder reach? 2) how far should the base be from the wall? 3) If the man needs to reach a window 25feet high on the wall, how far from the wall should he place the base of the ladder?

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