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At 6:00 PM, a flagpole that is 35 feet tall casts a shadow that is 50 feet long. At the same time, how long will a person's shadow be if they are 4 feet tall? Please help ASAP!!! :(

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asked by Andrea
  1. sketch the two triangles, they are similar, that is,
    their corresponding sides are in the same ratio.
    Let me know what you get.

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  2. can you help me with my question

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    posted by sara
  3. Sara, I usually only answer math questions

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  4. What is the unit rate of 35 and 50? (Divide 50 by 35) Multiply that number by 4 and Badda bing Badda boom, You've got your answer!

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  5. 4/x = 35/50.
    X =

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    posted by henry2,

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