Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:35am.

if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:46am
Set up a proportion, cross-multiply, and solve for x.

6/13 = x/169

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:46am
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**maria**, Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10:00am
366.17

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**maria**, Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10:01am
78

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**Jason Derulo**, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:34am
An electrical tower casts a 120-foot shadow. At the same time, a 10-foot street sign casts a shadow of 8 feet. What is the height of the tower?

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**Jason Derulo**, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:41am
An electrical tower casts a 120-foot shadow. At the same time, a 10-foot street sign casts a shadow of 8 feet. What is the height of the tower?

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**JB**, Monday, December 15, 2014 at 10:03am
x=150

electric tower

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