## jkev1 3 years ago her eye height is 5 feet and she is standing 6 feet from the mirror if the mirror is 25 feet from the flagpole how tall is the flagpole? please help!

1. freckles

Hey! Can you draw this? Or is that the problem?

2. jkev1

it's a problem :(

3. jkev1

I can give you the multiple choices.

4. Calcmathlete

|dw:1340753963340:dw| Thing is, it doesn't give you the mirror's height...unless it's the girl's height?

5. jkev1

she stand so she can the tap of the flagpole in the mirror

6. Calcmathlete

If it is the girl's height, then:|dw:1340754207681:dw| $\frac{6}{19} = \frac{5}{x}$

7. jkev1

I got 15.833

8. Calcmathlete

Is that a choice?

9. jkev1

a.21 feet b.30 feet. c.24 feet d.32 feet

10. freckles

I was thinking this picture |dw:1340754433715:dw|

11. freckles

|dw:1340754494736:dw| Since 6+19=25

12. freckles

Now you have similar triangles

13. Calcmathlete

$\frac{5}{6} = \frac{x}{25}$

14. Calcmathlete

Yeah. THanks for fixing my mistake @freckles

15. jkev1