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asked Feb 10, 2016 in GEOMETRY by Doll_girl98 Novice

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The height of the person is .

The shadow of the person is .

The distance between person to the flagpole is .

Find height of the flag pole.

Consider the height of the flag pole is image.

Draw the related diagram:

From the diagram:

In image, image.

In image, image.

By similar triangle property:

image

image

image

image

image.

The height of the flag pole is image.

answered Feb 10, 2016 by Sammi Mentor

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