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The shadow of a 3m long stick is 4m long. At the same time of the day, if the shadow of a flagstaff is 24m long, how tall is the flagstaff?

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Given: Length of the stick = 4m

The length it's shadow = 3m

The length of shadow of a flagstaff = 24m

Let the length of the flagstaff be = x m


x=\frac{3}{4} \times 24

x = 18 m

Hence the length of the flagstaff is 18 m.

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Ravindra Pindel

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