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Using Similar Triangles

Find the value of the indicated variable.

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Hilary is 5 ft. tall. She casts a shadow 6 ft. long.
If a windmill beside her casts a shadow 28 ft. long, how tall is the windmill?
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If the triangles formed by Bossie, the Cow and the ground and the Pole and the ground are similar. From Bossie to the tip of the shadows is 16 feet and from Bossie to the pole is 8 feet. The height of the pole is 12 feet, how tall is Bossie?
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