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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.

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  1. Use a proportion to solve this problem.

    1.2 / 1.8 = 10/x

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

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  3. 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.

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  4. What about the diagram?

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  5. Cross multiply and your welcome.

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