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Posted by **Eleanna** on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:09pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:12pmUse a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

x/500 = 40/36

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**Eleanna**, Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:14pmStill don't understand :/ help please.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:18pmx/500 = 40/36

36x = 20,000

x = 20,000 / 36

x = 555.6

The Washington Monument is about 556 feet tall.

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