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You are 64 inches tall and your shadow is 72 inches long. A tree casts a shadow of 144 inches. How tall is the tree?

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  1. height: shadow
    64 : 72
    x : 144
    Direct proportion, using cross-multiplication.
    x = 64*144/72 = 128"

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