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Set up and Label the proportion

A 6 ft tall tent standing next to a cardboard box casts a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?

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6/9 = x/6 or 6:9::x:6

Either way, solve for x.

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6 feet tall

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