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after your holiday you have come home and decided that you are going to open up your own business.In order to advertise you put up a free standing sign.
you notice that the shadow of the sign is 4metres long when your shadow is 1.6m long
if you are 1.5m tall,how tallis your sign?

  • Math -

    4/h=1.6/1.5

    h=6/1.6 check my work.

  • Math -

    1.5/1.6 = x/4

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

  • Math -

    4/1.6=1.5/x
    x=0.6

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