A ladder leans against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder is 8 m above the ground. When the bottom of the ladder is moved 2 m farther away from the wall, the top of the ladder rests against the foot of the wall. What is the length of the ladder?
Correct Answer : D
In triangle DEF shown below, points A, B, and C are taken on DE, DF and EF respectively such that EC = AC and CF = BC. If angle D = 40 degrees, then what is angle ACB in degrees?
There is a square field with each side 500 meters long. It has a compound wall along its perimeter. At one of its corners, a triangular area of the field is to be cordoned off by erecting a straight line fence. The compound wall and the fence will form its borders. If the length of the fence is 100 meters, what is the maximum area in square meters that can be cordoned off?
A square, whose side is 2 meters, has its corners cut away so as to form an octagon with all sides equal. Then the length of each side of the octagon, in meters is: