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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? Michele wanted to measure the height of her school’s flagpole. She placed a mirror on the ground 48 feet from the flagpole, then walked backward until she was able to see the top of the pole in the mirror. Her eyes were 5 feet above the ground and she was 12 feet from the mirror. Using similar triangles, find the height of the flagpole to the nearest tenth of a foot. Write out the answer so I, Lolly, know you are not cheating.
anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? Michele wanted to measure the height of her school’s flagpole. She placed a mirror on the ground 48 feet from the flagpole, then walked backward until she was able to see the top of the pole in the mirror. Her eyes were 5 feet above the ground and she was 12 feet from the mirror. Using similar triangles, find the height of the flagpole to the nearest tenth of a foot. Write out the answer so I, Lolly, know you are not cheating.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.chegg.com/homeworkhelp/questionsandanswers/michelewantedmeasureheightschoolsflagpoleplacedmirrorground48feetflagpolewalkq3516845 link to what it looks like :)

jackellyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You need to make a proportion to figure out the length of the side you're missing.

jackellyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1436411688919:dw

jackellyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since they are similar triangles, the sides are proportional. What would be the proportion?

jackellyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I won't do the work for you! I know how to do this lol :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am not in school. This is not homework : )

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Who will win the award?

jackellyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x/5=48/12 12x=240 x=20

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020 what? You are missing something >.<

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Read the lines in the numbered order. dw:1436412118308:dw
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