# SOLUTION: The length of the shadow was found to be 72 feet. The shasow of a 3-ft picket fence in line with the flagpole was 4 feet. What is the height of the flagpole?

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 Question 204098: The length of the shadow was found to be 72 feet. The shasow of a 3-ft picket fence in line with the flagpole was 4 feet. What is the height of the flagpole? Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Using the concept of similar triangles in which corresponding sides are proportional, you can write the proportion: where h = the height of the flagpole. Multiply both sides by 72. Evaluate. feet.