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Two Kids and a Street Light


Two children stand on opposite sides of a street light as shown in the figure. The diagram is not necessarily to scale.

The girl on the left, Maddie, is three feet tall. The boy on the right, Justin, is 4 feet tall. The street light is 12 feet tall. Both children cast 5 foot shadows, represented by the dotted lines.

Maddie is standing about

feet to the left of the street light, and Justin is standing about

feet to the right of the street light.