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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System



MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2016 Spring Release, Mathematics - Grade 8
Download PDF Document Question 20 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Geometry
Standard: Mathematics.8.G.1.04 - Understand that a two-dimensional figure is similar to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations; given two similar two-dimensional figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the similarity between them.

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A 9-foot flagpole cast a shadow 6 feet long, and at the same time, a nearby tree cast a shadow 14 feet long, as shown below.
a flagpole and a tree are shown, the height of the flagpole is nine feet and the length of its shadow is six feet, the height of the tree is labeled x and the length of its shadow is fourteen feet
What is x, the height of the tree?
 
 
 

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