To find: The height of the building up to which ladder reach.
The ladder can reach up to height 18 ft.
The length of ladder is -foot.
The distance between ladder and building is ft.
Let, height of the building up to which ladder reach be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Height of building||x|
|Length of ladder||19.5|
|Distance from ladder to building||7.5|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the ladder can reach up to height 18 ft.
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