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A person stands 6 feet tall. The distance from the top of their head to the end of their
shadow on the ground is 10 feet. How long is their shadow? Round to the nearest
tenths where necessary.

 Sep 6, 2021
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Pythag theorem  for the right triangle

 

10^2 = 6^2 + s^2        solve for     s = shadow length

 Sep 6, 2021

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