Posted by kayla on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 6:41pm.
a 9 foot street sign casts a 12 foot shadow. the lamppost next to it castss a 24 foot shadow. how tall is the lamppost?

math  PsyDAG, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 9:49am
9/12 = x/24
Solve for x.

math  :) :D, Monday, November 9, 2015 at 11:12am
18 feet
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