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## Darius has a 15-foot ladder leaned against his house. The top of the ladder reaches 12 feet up the house. About how far is the base of

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Darius has a 15-foot ladder leaned against his house. The top of the ladder reaches 12 feet up the house. About how

far is the base of the ladder from the school?

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2021-07-22T00:05:23+00:00
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Answer:Using the Pythagorean Theorem:

15^2 = 12^2 + base^2

base^2 = 225 -144

base^2 = 81

base = 4

Step-by-step explanation:Answer:The answer is 9