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July 29, 2014

Posted by **Jane** on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:20pm.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:05amI will assume her shadow coincides with the end of the pole's shadow

let her distance from the pole be x ft

66 inches = 5.5 ft

so by ratios:

55/(x+12) = 5.5/12

5.5x + 66 = 660

5.5x = 594

x = 108

She is standing 108 ft from the pole.

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