Posted by Jacob on .
Jerome is 1.5 meters tall, and at a certain time of day, he casts a shadow that is 2 meters. His friend measures the shadow formed by a nearby flagpole at the same time of day and finds it to be 24 meters. What is the height of the flagpole?

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Ms. Sue,
Cross multiply and solve for x.
1.5/2 = x/24