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A silo casts a shadow that is 99 feet long. Next to the silo is an 18-foot-tall barn that casts a shadow that is 13.5 feet long. How tall is the silo?

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richwinkelmann

The ratio of height to shadow for the barn will be the same for the silo because it's the same time of day. Solve for x to get 132 feet

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