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Posted by **Angela** on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:45pm.

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 6:33pmSince the meter stick's shadow is 0.4 of its actual length, then the tree's shadow must be 0.4 of its actual length.

Let x = height of tree.

0.4x = 5

x = ?

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