Using Similar Triangles
Find the value of the indicated variable.
General Questions
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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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