Geoffrey P.

asked • 12/06/18

Solve by using methods of factoring, the square root principle, or the quadratic formula. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

Gerry plans to place a 27 foot ladder against the side of his house to clean his gutters. The bottom of the ladder will be 6 feet from the house. How far up the side of the house will the ladder reach (in ft)?

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