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If a 42.9 ft tall flagpole casts a 253.1 ft long shadow, then how long is the shadow that a 6.2 ft tall woman casts?

 Feb 24, 2019

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We can set this up as a ratio:

 

253.1ft / 42.9ft     =     x ft / 6.2 ft        x = 6.2 *  253.1/42.9   = 36.6 ft shadow of woman 

 Feb 24, 2019
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We can set this up as a ratio:

 

253.1ft / 42.9ft     =     x ft / 6.2 ft        x = 6.2 *  253.1/42.9   = 36.6 ft shadow of woman 

ElectricPavlov Feb 24, 2019

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