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# A vertical stick $12m$ long casts a shadow $8m$ long on the ground. At the same time a tower casts the shadow of length $40m$ on the ground. Determine the height of the tower.

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Solution

## Let the height of the tower $=h$Height of the Tower / Length Stick $=$ Shadow Tower / Shadow Stick $\frac{h}{12}=\frac{40}{8}$$h=40×\frac{12}{8}$$\therefore h=60m$Hence, the height of the tower is $60m$

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