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1-201.

Shehazana, who is five and a half feet tall, is walking toward a , in terms of the distance,

*, she is from the pole. Visualize this situation using the .*

Do you see the similar right triangles in this diagram? Recall that similar triangles have proportional sides. Set up a proportion and solve for .

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