Posted by **Ryan** on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 7:53pm.

Evan is 1.8 metres tall. He walks between two lampposts that are 5 metres apart and notices his shadow from one of the lampposts just touches the base of the other. He also notices that the ratio of his height to the height of the lamppost is 2 to 5. How far is he from each lamppost?

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