anonymous
  • anonymous
Suppose a man that is 6 feet tall is standing near a street light that is 10 feet high. If the shadow that is cast extends 20 feet away from the night, how far away from the light is the man?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
can you sketch the figure?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Let d is the distance from the man to the light Apply similar triangle: ( 20 - d ) / 6 = 20 / 10 ->20 - d = 12 d = ...

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