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Calculate the length of a ladder?

A ladder rests against a wall 24m high, the ladder is 7m from the length of the wall- what is the length of the ladder- formular please.
Question asked by: Ruth4409

Asked on: 09 Apr 2009

Use pythagoras theorem:

24 squared + 7 squared = length of ladder squared

Therefore the ladder is 25 long.


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Replied at: 13 Apr 2009
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