# math

on a sunny day a 36 inch yard stick casts a 21 inch shadow how tall is the building whose shadow is 168 feet

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1. 36 inches = 3 feet
21 inches = 1.75 feet

3/1.75 = x / 168

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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2. 288 feet

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6. 3 x 168 /1.75 = 288

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