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If my yard stick casts a shadow of 20inches .holl tall is a flagpole that casts 25ft shadow

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36/20 = x/25

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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Ms. y did u skip my question?

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Kristien -- I don't know how to do your question.

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Ok I understand:)

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