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Shadow of a men of 170 cm height is 204 cm on the ground. If shadow of a pole is 600 cm then find the height of pole?

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At a particular time the shadow of a men of 170 cm height is 204 cm on the ground and at the same time and on the same ground the shadow of a pole is 600 cm. Find the height of the pole?

posted Jan 6, 2017 by anonymous

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720 cm
The ratio between shadow and object stays the same.
This ratio for the man is 204 / 170 = 1.2
The length of the pole is then 1.2 * 600 = 720 cm

answer Jan 7, 2017 by Jcm

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