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a fence post a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it cast a 64-foot shadow. how tall os the tree?

a)66
b)70
c)74
d)78
e)not enought information is given

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  1. This is a ratio problem.

    I would choose
    e)not enough information is given
    because there is no height to compare with.

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