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Posted by **Leila** on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 6:07pm.

eight-inch shadow. At the same time, a basketball

hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the

basketball hoop? Assume the triangles

are similar.

- Math -
**ABC123DOREMI**, Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 7:14pmChange it into to inches. So 5= 60

7 and 8" is= 92 and 19= 228.

60/92 = x/228. SOlve the proportion to get x is about = to 149. Divide by 12 and you get about 12 feet tall.

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