Mathematics
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A pole that is 2.6m tall casts a shadow that is 1.24m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 38.25m long. How tall is the building? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

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lynnperez

Use proportions:  height/shadow 2.6/1.24 = x/38.25 Cross multiply 1.24x=99.45 x = 80.2016129

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