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a 26 foot tree cast a shadow of 14 feet, a nearby tower cast a shadow of 21 feet, how tall is the tower?

  • math -

    You can solve this with a proportion.

    26/14 = x/21

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

  • math -

    T/21 = 16/14

    cross-multiply and it becomes easy to solve

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