The Ladder Problem

Author:
Lew W.S.
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You can solve the problem formally using trigonometric algebra and equations or construct the diagram such that the conditions can be satisfied. That is your task. Solve this problem both ways and submit to your instructor. To help you, you may study how the applet below works and also to explore the possible solutions. Do not just copy the solutions. Construct your own interactive applet for this problem.