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Topic: Ladder problem
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Gerco Schot

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Ladder problem
Posted: Mar 1, 1993 11:51 AM
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I have a mathematical problem for people who can write out equations
using expensive calculators or computers.
The situation is: there is a floor and a wall. In the corner is a box
1mtr, 1mtr, 1mtr). Against the wall and the box is a ladder (length
The problem: what is the height of the point the ladder touches the wall?

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/ | } How big is this distance?
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