Trigonometry

Firefighters at the Morganza Fire station need to measure the height of the station flagpole. They find that at the instant when the shadow of the stations is 18m long. The shadow is 10m high. Find the height of the flagpole.

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  1. how can a shadow have height?
    Try proofreading this, and adding the missing information.
    Maybe draw yourself a diagram and use similar triangles.

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