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 Mar 17, 2021
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The  ladder  length will form the  hypotenuse of a right triangle

The  distance  from the  bldg will form one  leg

The  height  will form the other

 

Usiing  the Pythagorean Theorem

 

Height = sqrt  [ 17^2  - 8^2  ]   =  sqrt [  289 - 64 ]  =   sqrt [225 ]   =  15  ft

 

cool cool cool

 Mar 17, 2021

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