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A person 2.5 ft tall casts a shadow of 3 ft. How long is a shadow of a pole that is 6.7 ft tall?



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princeofwetlot
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use ratio and proportion \[2.5 : 3 = 6.7 : x\]
\[\implies 3 \times 6.7 = 2.5x\]
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owusulovesyou
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so the answer is 2.5x?
because the options given are 5.5 ft.
7 ft.
8 ft.

princeofwetlot
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what is 3 * 6.7?

princeofwetlot
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(use a calculator)

owusulovesyou
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3 * 6.7 is 20.1

princeofwetlot
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now divide it by 2.5

owusulovesyou
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oooooooooooh so its 8ft right?

princeofwetlot
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yep

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thankyou!