Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 12:05am.

A man is walking away from a lamppost with a light source h = 6 m above the ground. The man is m = 1.5 m tall. How long is the man's shadow when he is d = 12 m from the lamppost? [Hint: Use similar triangles.]

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**Steve**, Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 5:04am
(s+12)/6 = s/1.5

s=4

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