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A 8-foot tall stop sign creates a shadow that is 2 feet long. At the same time, a utility pole creates a shadow that is 9 feet long. How tall, in feet, is the utility pole?

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"A 8-foot tall stop sign creates a shadow that is 2 feet long. At the same time, a utility pole creates a shadow that is 9 feet long. How tall, in feet, is the utility pole?"

 

h/9 = 8/2

 

h = 8*9/2 ft   or h = 36 ft

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Alan  Mar 1, 2017

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