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I need a step by step solution to this problem. I'm preparing for the GKT and I can't remember how to solve these problems. This is just a sample question from the gkt practice packet.

A building 51 feet tall casts a shadow 48 feet long. Simultaneously, a nearby statue casts a shadow of 16 feet. How tall is the statue?

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  1. the ratio of height/shadow is the same for both objects. So,

    51/48 = h/16

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