Ladder

How long is a ladder that touches on a wall 4 meters high, and its lower part is 3 meters away from the wall?

Correct answer:

c =  5 m

Step-by-step explanation:

a=4 m b=3 m  a2+b2=c2  c=a2+b2=42+32=5 m



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