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The second boy's eye, the top of the yard stick and the top of the flagpole form a straight line. I extended this line to meet the ground at E and called the distance the second boy to the ground DE = x feet. The triangles GCE and FDE are similar and hence
But 1' 9" = 1.75' and hence you can solve the above equation for x. Now use the fact that triangles ABE and FDE are similar to find h. Penny  


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