anonymous
  • anonymous
Kelly is 5 ft 3 in. tall. At 11 A.M., her shadow is 3 ft 8 in. tall. The shadow of a nearby flagpole is 24 ft 6 in. long. How high is the flagpole? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
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  • chestercat
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daggiemib
  • daggiemib
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DanJS
  • DanJS
similar values
anonymous
  • anonymous
34.3?

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daggiemib
  • daggiemib
cross multiply to solve for x?
DanJS
  • DanJS
the sun will be beaming down at the same angle for both, so you can show similarity for the two
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got 34.4 when i cross mulitplied
anonymous
  • anonymous
24.6 X5.3/ 3.8
DanJS
  • DanJS
the corresponding sides for both triangles will be in the same proportion or ratio
anonymous
  • anonymous
this is hard... its due in like 3 min
DanJS
  • DanJS
it is odd to do math in ft and inches in a single value, i would change it ot one or the other first
anonymous
  • anonymous
can someone help....
anonymous
  • anonymous
i need the answer
DanJS
  • DanJS
3'8'' = 3 + (8/12) ft, for example,
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got .6666 repeating
DanJS
  • DanJS
change the 4 values to ft or in first then put the corresponding sides in ratios that are equal 3'8 / 24 6 = 5 ' 3 / x
DanJS
  • DanJS
3 foot 8 to 24 ft 6 is the same as 5ft 3 to x
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay so whats x?
anonymous
  • anonymous
my answer has to be due in 1 min... this is timed
DanJS
  • DanJS
should be near a bit over 30, i didnt calculate sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
its saying 34.3 but my homework says its wrong...
anonymous
  • anonymous
@DanJS
DanJS
  • DanJS
i just typed it in a calculator, it says 3087/88 which is approx 35.08 ft
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thanks so much! thats correct
DanJS
  • DanJS
i put each value as ft 3'8" = 3 + 8/12 ft
DanJS
  • DanJS
yeah, similarity properties for the two triangles, if you care or not what to remember

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