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Ryan places a mirror on the ground 42 feet from the base of a tree. He walks backwards until he can see the top of the tree in the middle of the mirror. At that point, Jason's eyes are 6 feet above the ground and he is 7 feet from the image in the mirror. What is the height of the tree? A. 49 feet B. 36 feet C. 56 feet D. 39 feet

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    |dw:1435160708209:dw| The two triangles are similar. Can you set up a proportional equation?

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    6/7 = x/42 cross multiply and you get 252=7x divide by 7 to solve for x x=36

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