# a flagpole casts a shadow 10 ft long. a girl standing next to the flagpole casts a shadow 2.5 ft long. if the girl is 5 ft tall how tall is the flagpole

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ratio problem: 10ft shadow/x tall = 2.5 shadow/5 ft cross multiply and solve 50 = 2.5x x = 20 feet

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