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October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014

Posted by **Noelia** on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 8:17pm.

The ratios of the lengths of the pole and yarstick are the same in relation to their shadows. In other words, the ratio of length/shadow of one equals the ratio of length/shadow of the other. Use X for the height of the pole, and plug in the other three values. Make sure you are using the same size units for all three.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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