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Miguel is 180 centimeters tall. At 2:00 p.m. one day, his shadow is 60 centimeters long, and the shadow of a nearby fence post is t centimeters long. In terms of t, what is the height, in centimeters, of the fence post?

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Draw a sketch showing the positions of the sun, Miguel, and the fence post. Can you find two similar right triangles in your sketch?

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