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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Similar and Congruent Figures
Level: Grade 10
Standards: HSG-SRT.B.5, HSG-SRT.C.8
Author: nsharp1
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Grade 10 Similar and Congruent Figures CCSS: HSG-SRT.B.5, HSG-SRT.C.8

Marcus is standing 15 ft away from the edge of a cliff, which overlooks the ocean and is 40 ft tall. The cliff is completely vertical, forming a right angle with the land at the top and the water at the bottom. If Marcus is 6.1 ft tall, and a boat sailing away from land just emerges into view beyond the cliff edge, how far is the line of sight distance to the boat? Round the answer to one decimal place.
  1. 56.3 ft
  2. 106.2 ft
  3. 113.4 ft
  4. 122.4 ft
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