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Paula casts a shadow 2 meters long at the same time a tree casts a shadow 28 meters long. The tree is 17.5 meters tall. How tall is Paula?

  • geometry -

    Use a proportion, cross multiply and solve for x.

    2/x = 28/17.5

  • geometry -

    3.2

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    1.25


    Set up a proportion and cross multiply

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