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May 15th, 2017, 01:23 PM   #1
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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?

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 May 15th, 2017, 01:32 PM #2 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,062 Thanks: 1619 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: 12,619 Thanks: 845 Oh dear oh dear...
 May 15th, 2017, 09:06 PM #4 Senior Member   Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 1,922 Thanks: 534 Lately this forum is a grand theater of the absurd. For me that's a good thing! Thanks from Denis
 May 16th, 2017, 03:32 AM #5 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 12,619 Thanks: 845 Ya...and with no FatLady to signal the end?
 May 16th, 2017, 10:27 AM #6 Senior Member   Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 377 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: 12,619 Thanks: 845 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
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 Originally Posted by Denis 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?

okay here is the ladder one
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 May 16th, 2017, 11:13 AM #9 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 12,619 Thanks: 845 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
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 Originally Posted by Denis 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?!
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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