- Tony Johnston
Falling Ladder Problem
A 15 ft. ladder is leaning against a wall. The ladder is being dragged away at a speed of 3/4 ft/sec.
A) How far is the ladder from the wall at 5 sec?
B) What is the rate at which the ladder is sliding down the wall when the ladder is 10 ft. above the ground?
C) What is the height of the ladder at 15 sec?
Use the geogebra app to check your answers.