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a 17-ft ladder is leaning against a wall.

a 17-ft ladder is leaning against a wall. If the bottom of the ladder is pulled alone the ground away from the wall at a constant rate of 5ft/sec, how fast will the top of the ladder be moving away from the wall when the top is 5ft above the ground?

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