chapter 3.7 problem 38

ladder 13 ft long rests against a vertical wall and is sliding down the wall at the rate 3ft/s at the instant the foot of ladder is 5ft from teh base of the wall.

at this instant, how fast is the foot of the ladder moving away from the wall?

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