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Homework Help: Geometry

Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 7:50pm.

Jonathan is 3 ft from a lamppost that is 12 ft high. The lamppost and it's shadow form the legs of a right triangle. Jonathan is 6 ft tall and Is standing parallel to the lamppost. How long is Jonathan's shadow?
I don't get how the answer is square root 180, Ryan?

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