Shadow

A meter pole perpendicular to the ground throws a shadow of 40 cm long, the house throws a shadow 6 meters long. What is the height of the house?

Correct answer:

h2 =  15 m

Step-by-step explanation:

t1=40 cm m=40/100  m=0.4 m h1=1 m t2=6 m  h1:t1=h2:t2 h2=h1 t2t1=1 60.4=15 m



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