Posted by **Angie** on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 8:40pm.

A 6-foot ladder touches the side of a building at a point 5 feet above the ground. At what height would a 15-foot ladder touch the building if it makes the same angle with the ground as the shorter ladder?

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**Damon**, Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 8:47pm
(5 foot height/6 foot ladder)(15 foot ladder) = 75/6 = 12.5 foot height

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**Libby**, Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 11:31pm
Katie is 100 cm tall and is standing so that her mother's shado covers her shadow. She is 90 cm from her mother and her mother's shadow is 225cm long. How tall is her mother?

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**lola**, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:57am
a 12-foot thre cast a 22-foot shaadow. Find the angle of the elevation from the tip of the tree.

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