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At 3:00 PM a man 140 cm tall casts a shadow 147 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 196 m long. How tall is the building?

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  1. height/shadow = 140/147 = h/196
    so
    h = 140 * 196 / 147 = 186.67

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  2. Well, we do not agree.
    147 is not much more than 140
    so the height will be almost 196

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