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A flagpole casts a shadow that is 30 feet long. At the same time, a man standing nearby who is 6 feet tall casts a shadow that is 60 inches long. How tall is the flagpole to the nearest foot?

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  1. 60 inches = 5 feet
    so, using similar triangles, if the flagpole's height is h, then
    h/30 = 6/5

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