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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!

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

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  2. jkev1
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    it's a problem :(

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  3. jkev1
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    I can give you the multiple choices.

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

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  5. jkev1
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    she stand so she can the tap of the flagpole in the mirror

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

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  7. jkev1
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    I got 15.833

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    Is that a choice?

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  9. jkev1
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    a.21 feet b.30 feet. c.24 feet d.32 feet

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  10. freckles
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    I was thinking this picture |dw:1340754433715:dw|

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  11. freckles
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    |dw:1340754494736:dw| Since 6+19=25

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  12. freckles
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    Now you have similar triangles

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    \[\frac{5}{6} = \frac{x}{25}\]

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  14. Calcmathlete
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    Yeah. THanks for fixing my mistake @freckles

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  15. jkev1
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    the answer is 21, thanks!

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    np :)

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