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The 'Ladder Problem'

by Monte Zerger

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1987

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Triangles | Analytic Geometry
Applicable Course(s): 9.2 Assembly Language Programming

The author "affectionately" shares with us a ladder-obstruction problem that has inspired many students of precalculus.

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