Answer :

Given,

length of the pillar = A_{1}B_{1} = 12 m

length of the shadow of pillar = A_{1}C_{1} = 8 m

length of the shadow of the tower = AC = 56 m

Let the length of the tower = AB be x m.

As seen from the figure,

ΔABC is similar to ΔA_{1}B_{1}C_{1}

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