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a flagpole casts a shadow 3 meters long . a woman near the pole cast shadow 0.75 meters long. the woman is 1.5 meters tall. how tall is the flag pole?

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Steve
p/3 = 1.5/.75
p = 6
or, by inspection, the woman is twice as tall as her shadow. So is the pole. 
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vidhyadhar
hi
assuming the flag post and the lady cast shadow proportionately
then,
p<height pole>/3<shadow of pole>=<height of woman>1.5/<shadow of woman>0.75
rewritten
p/3=1.5/.75
p=1.5*3/.75
p=4.5/.75
{p=3}
hope this helps
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