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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!

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  1. freckles
    • 3 years ago
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    Hey! Can you draw this? Or is that the problem?

  2. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    it's a problem :(

  3. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    I can give you the multiple choices.

  4. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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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?

  5. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    she stand so she can the tap of the flagpole in the mirror

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

  7. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    I got 15.833

  8. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Is that a choice?

  9. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    a.21 feet b.30 feet. c.24 feet d.32 feet

  10. freckles
    • 3 years ago
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    I was thinking this picture |dw:1340754433715:dw|

  11. freckles
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1340754494736:dw| Since 6+19=25

  12. freckles
    • 3 years ago
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    Now you have similar triangles

  13. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{5}{6} = \frac{x}{25}\]

  14. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeah. THanks for fixing my mistake @freckles

  15. jkev1
    • 3 years ago
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    the answer is 21, thanks!

  16. freckles
    • 3 years ago
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    np :)

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