Posted by **dona** on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 6:48pm.

at 5 p.m., a person 5 feet tall casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, a flagpole casts a 40-foot shadow?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, June 17, 2011 at 6:54pm
Use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

5/10 - x/40

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**zandra**, Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5:33pm
at 5 p.m., a person 5 feet tall casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, a flagpole casts a 40-foot shadow. what is the height of the triangle?

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 9:39am
20 foot

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