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Stephanie casts a shadow of 1.2m and she is 1.8m tall. A wind turbine casts a shadow of 10m at the same time that Stephanie measured her shadow. Draw a diagram of this situation and then calculate how tall the wind turbine is.

  • Geometry -

    Use a proportion to solve this problem.

    1.2 / 1.8 = 10/x

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

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    Ddsisi

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