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Posted by **Kati** on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 4:45pm.

- Math -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 5:00pmWe will solve the problem by proportions.

Let the height of the tree be x, then

x/5 = 1/0.4

Cross-multiply to get

x=5*1/0.4=12.5 m.

Thus the tree is 12.5 m. tall

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