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Posted by **Kelsey** on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:09pm.

- precalculus -
**drwls**, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 11:44pmLet the man's shadow length be x.

Draw the figure showing how the shadow is cast.

Similar triangles should tell you that

6/(11 + x) = 1.5/x

Solve for x

6x = 33/2 + 3x/2

9x/2 = 33/2

x = 33/9 = 11/3 = 3.667 m

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