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6-128.

The shadow of Kate is cast on a wall by a light on the ground, which is *d* **meters** from the wall. Kate is 162 **centimeters** tall and is 3 meters from the wall. Express *d* (in meters) as a function of the height of the shadow, *h* (in meters). Homework Help ✎

1. Label the drawing.

2. Convert Kate's height to meters.

3. You have two similar triangles. Write a proportion with *d* and *h*.

4. Solve for *d*.