Posted by **Jessica Padilla** on Monday, August 2, 2010 at 8:27pm.

A pole that is 2.9m tall casts a shadow that is 1.39m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 36.75m long. How tall is the building.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 2, 2010 at 8:32pm
2.9 / 1.39 = x / 36.75

Cross multiply:

1.39x = 2.9 * 36.75

1.39x = 106.575

x = 76.673 m

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**Mathew**, Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 5:39pm
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**tommie**, Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 1:30pm
A 12 ft. building casts a shadow 4 ft long if a statue casts a shadow 3 ft long, then how tall is the statue?

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