Rungs On The Ship

You are on a ship, over the side hangs a rope ladder with half meter rungs. The tide rises a half meter per hour. At the end of five hours, how much of the ladder will remain above the water assuming that nine rungs were above the water when the tide began to rise?

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Nine rungs will be above the water. As the tide rises, so will the ship and the ladder.

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