Find height of pole, given shadow lengths, height of fence.

mrs.wright1976

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The length of the shadow of a flagpole was found to be 72 feet. The shadow of a 3-foot picket fence in line with the flagpole was 4 feet. What is the height of the flagpole?

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royhaas

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This is a problem in ratio and proportion.
 
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