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Posted by **Jayden** on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 9:01pm.

- Precalculus -
**Steve**, Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11:17amIf x is the distance from the lamp, and s is the length of her shadow, then using similar triangles,

13/(x+s) = 6/s

s = 6/7 x

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