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Sarah is standing next to the flag pole waiting for her friends. The flagpole is 42.9 feet tall and casting a shadow of 253.1 feet long. There a sign by the flagpole challenging visitors to find the length of their shadows. Sarah is 5.4 feet tall. What is the length of Sarah’s shadow?

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  1. Solve this proportion.

    42.9/253.1 = 5.4/x

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  2. 31.86

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