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Re: Ladder against a box problem
Posted:
Jun 20, 2014 12:15 PM


Got it.
The equations also describe a situation where a 1m squaresection object is buried against a wall so that its top is level with the ground and the ladder is pushed up the wall and across the top of the object until it is in line with the bottom corner of the object. The negative solution is the negative of the height of the ladder up the wall and the other solution is the distance of the bottom of the ladder from the wall.



