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Ladder

Math brain teasers require computations to solve.

 

Puzzle ID:#29344
Fun:*** (2.77)
Difficulty:** (1.88)
Category:Math
Submitted By:Crazycriely*
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Assume the ladder is NOT an extension ladder.
A 25 ft ladder is placed with its foot 7 ft away from a building. If the top of the ladder slips down 4 ft, how many feet will the bottom slide out?

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Hint

It is not 4 ft. Try some Pythagorean theoreming.
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