May 15th, 2017, 01:23 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10  One end of a ladder is 10 feet from the base of the wall, and the other end......
Not sure How I would do this is the quadratic formula the only way? And would I see it as 10c^2+10h +100? Thanks! 
May 15th, 2017, 01:32 PM  #2 
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Is your question about a ladder or about deer population?

May 15th, 2017, 06:14 PM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 9,729 Thanks: 651 
Oh dear oh dear...

May 15th, 2017, 09:06 PM  #4 
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Lately this forum is a grand theater of the absurd. For me that's a good thing!

May 16th, 2017, 03:32 AM  #5 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 9,729 Thanks: 651 
Ya...and with no FatLady to signal the end?

May 16th, 2017, 10:27 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10 
I was able to get help already solving both of them, glad many of you enjoyed yourselves, Not sure if I am able to delete this thread or get assistance with that. Thanks 
May 16th, 2017, 10:36 AM  #7 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 9,729 Thanks: 651 
Post the actual problem anyway, with your solution. Doing this will help another student. You are also interested in helping out, not only getting help, RIGHT? 
May 16th, 2017, 10:54 AM  #8  
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10  Quote:
okay here is the ladder one  
May 16th, 2017, 11:13 AM  #9 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 9,729 Thanks: 651 
WHAT is the original problem you are solving? We have been trying to tell you that what you posted (1st post) has an attachment that is NOT related to ladders...are you not listening?! 
May 16th, 2017, 11:36 AM  #10 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 354 Thanks: 10  oh I get that but I figured the title of the thread is about a ladder so that's the only reason I figured I should start with that one.


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