## A 13 feet ladder is leaned against a vertical wall the lowest point of the ladder is 5 feet from the wall what is the height of the point wh

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Answer:12 feet

Step-by-step explanation:The wall, floor and the ladder form a right angled triangle, with the ladder as the hypotenuse.

Let the height of the point where the ladder touches wall be x.

now using Pythagoras theorem,

x² + 5² = 13²

x = 12 feet

Answer:check it out!!

Step-by-step explanation:

You have to use pythogorus theorm

HYP WILL BE 13″feet

Leg 1 =5″feet

Leg 2= ?

13^2 = 5^2 + ?^2

169-25= ?^2

144=?^2

Square root of 144 =12

So ,therefore the height of the point where the ladder touches the wall =12″feet

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