Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:35am.
if a 6foot tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?

algebra  Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:46am
Set up a proportion, crossmultiply, and solve for x.
6/13 = x/169

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

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

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

algebra 2  Jason Derulo, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:41am
An electrical tower casts a 120foot shadow. At the same time, a 10foot street sign casts a shadow of 8 feet. What is the height of the tower?

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