Posted by sarah on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11:33am.
at 5pm 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 flagpole?

geometry/algebra  Henry, Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 7:20pm
X/40 = 5/10,
X = 40*(5/10) = 20 Ft.