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Homework Help: geometry

Posted by David on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:52am.

A person who is 5 feet, 6 inches (5.5 feet) tall casts a shadow (from N to S) that is 12 feet long. The distance along the ground from the person (N) to the flagpole (G) is 18 feet. Find the height of the flagpole (FG) showing all calculations.

What is the length of SP and PF?

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