# Math

posted by Raquel

If a 6-foot man has a shadow of 9 feet, how long a shadow would a 20-foot pole have?

1. Damon

9 shadow/ 6 object * 20 object

2. John

Looking at the question as a proportion would give shadow/object = shadow/obj then put in your numbers...
then multiply both sides by 20 to obtain what Damon said : )

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