M mrs.wright1976 New member Joined Aug 24, 2007 Messages 4 Aug 24, 2007 #1 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? Please show your work!

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? Please show your work!

R royhaas Full Member Joined Dec 14, 2005 Messages 832 Aug 24, 2007 #2 This is a problem in ratio and proportion.