# 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?

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#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**geometry**- similarity of triangles
**planimetrics**- triangle
**basic functions**- ratio
- inverse relationship
- direct relationship

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