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Posted by on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 10:53am.

If a building casts a 20 ft shadow and a flagpole casts a 7 ft shadow and the flagpole is 12 ft tall, how high is the building?

  • GEOMETRY - , Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 11:25am

    One way to solve this is with a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

    x/20 = 12/7

  • GEOMETRY - , Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 8:12am


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