NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 6

Important NCERT Questions

Triangles

NCERT Books for Session 2022-2023

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EXERCISE 6.5

Page No:150

Questions No:9

# A ladder 10 m long reaches a window 8 m above the ground. Find the distance of the foot of the ladder from base of the wall.

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Let OA is well and AB is ladder in the figure.

In triangle AOB, by pythagoras theorem

AB² = AO² + OB²

⇒ 10² = 8² + BO²

⇒ 100 = 64 + BO²

⇒ BO² = 36

⇒ BO = 6m

Hence, the distance of the root of the ladder from the base of the wall is 6 m.