Posted by **lilly** on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 11:08pm.

A 6.5 ft tall car standing next to an adult elephant casts a 33.2 ft shadow. If the adult elephant cast a 33.2 ft shadow that is 51.5 ft long then how tall is it.

Would it be 6.5/33.2 = 51.5/x?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 11:21pm
Please look at your question again, it makes no sense the way it reads.

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**Abigail**, Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 7:44pm
NO. it should be

6.5ft = x 334.75 ft=33.2x 33.2ft 51.5ft 10.08ft=x

x=10 (aprox)

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