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You are standing 60 feet away from a five-story building in Los Angeles, looking up at its rooftop. In the distance you can see the billboard on top of your hotel, but the building is completely obscured by the one in front of you. If your hotel is 32 stories tall and the average story is 10 feet high, how far away from your hotel are you? Homework Help ✎ diagram

Think of this problem as a set of two similar triangles. Create two proportions that are equal to each other.