# SOLUTION: what is the answer to this pythagorean theoream word problem "the bottom of a ladder must be placed 3 feet from a wall. the ladder is 12 feet long. how far above the ground does th

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Pythagorean-theorem Question 597342: what is the answer to this pythagorean theoream word problem "the bottom of a ladder must be placed 3 feet from a wall. the ladder is 12 feet long. how far above the ground does the ladder touch the wall?" Answer by Alan3354(31530)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"the bottom of a ladder must be placed 3 feet from a wall. the ladder is 12 feet long. how far above the ground does the ladder touch the wall?" ---------- Hint: The ladder (12 ft) is the hypotenuse.