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23 April, 10:10

A 12 ft ladder is placed 5 feet from a building. Approximately how high does the ladder reach? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.

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  1. 23 April, 10:52
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    10.9 feet

    Step-by-step explanation:

    12^2 = 5^2+h^2

    144 = 25 + h^2

    -25 - 25

    h^2 = 119

    h = square root 119

    h = 10.9 ft
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