**CBSE NCERT Solutions Chapter 6 Triangles Exercise 6.5 Question 9**

**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.

**Solution: **

is right angled.

Applying Pythagoras theorem, we can say that

m

**Therefore, distance of the foot of the ladder from the base of the wall is 6 m**