Posted by **eddie** on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:21pm.

Marcia is 1.5 meters tall. She casts a shadow that is 2 meters long. A nearby building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. How tall is the building?

(Hint: Use the properties of similar triangles.)

A. 48 m

B. 36 m

C. 18 m

D. 7 m

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