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At the same time that a flagpole casts a 4.5 m shadow , a meter stick casts a 1.5 m shadow. How tall is the flagpole ?

  • 8 Grade Math -

    Use a proportion:

    1/1.5 = x/4.5

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

  • 8 Grade Math -

    X=3

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