# Math

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You are ﬁ ve feet tall and cast a seven-foot
hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the
are similar.

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Change it into to inches. So 5= 60
7 and 8" is= 92 and 19= 228.

60/92 = x/228. SOlve the proportion to get x is about = to 149. Divide by 12 and you get about 12 feet tall.

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