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?

Guest Mar 3, 2021

#1**+1 **

we can use pythagorean theorum: 10^2-2^2=h^2=96

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

SparklingWater2 Mar 3, 2021

#2**+1 **

By pythagoras' theroem, the ladder reaches up √(10^{2 }- 2^{2}) = √96 = 4√6 m

Logarhythm Mar 3, 2021