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Kinda like this sucky diagram below:

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( :yuck: Ugh, I hope you get the idea)

One ladder has a length of 2 m. The other is 3 m long.

They cross each other at a height of 1 m.

What is the width of the alley?

It's not hard to see there's a unique solution to this question.

Good luck

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