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A cat is stranded in a tree, you lean a 10 m ladder against the tree to be able to reach it You place the ladder 2 m from the base of the tree. How far up the tree does the ladder reach?

 Mar 3, 2021
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we can use pythagorean theorum: 10^2-2^2=h^2=96

h=$\sqrt96$=$\boxed{4\sqrt6}$

 Mar 3, 2021
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By pythagoras' theroem, the ladder reaches up √(10- 22) = √96 = 4√6 m

 Mar 3, 2021

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