# Algebra 2

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A lamppost casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. Tad, who is 6 feet tall, is standing directly next to the lamppost. his shadow is 15 feet long. How tall is the lamppost?

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Use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

6/15 = x/24

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