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This step is not the source of the fallacy.This step follows from the previous step,
the definition of x (step 1), and the assumption that the
bottom of the ladder is being pulled with constant speed v.
Why don't you go back to the list of steps in the
proof and see if you can identify which one
is wrong, now that you know it isn't this one?
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