# The height of the Empire State Building is 1250 feet tall. Your friend, who is 6 feet 3 inches tall, is standing nearby and casts a shadow that is 33 inches long. What is the length of the shadow of the Empire State Building?

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May 31, 2017

#### Explanation:

We can solve this using a ratio:

Let's put all the heights into inches:

Building

Friend

Which gives us: