Posted by **Kasia Neil** on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 5:40pm.

Suppose you want to find the height of a flagpole. You know your height.You can measure the length of the shadow of the flagpole. Your friend can measure your shadow. How can you use ratios to find the height of the flagpole? Explain.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 5:45pm
your shadow/your height= flagpole shadow/flagpole heigth

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**bella**, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 6:01pm
i dont know what the answer is???????

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**bella**, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 6:04pm
redon is 6ft 2in tall and his shadow is 4ft 1in long at the same time a building cast a a shadow that is 19ft 10in long estimate the height of the building

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 3:11pm
redon is 6ft 2in tall his shadow 4ft 1 at the same time a building cast a shadow thats 19ft 10in what the estimate height of the building

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**TheRealBella**, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 6:59pm
3.14159265

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:01pm
bit

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