Posted by kay on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 8:17pm.
when an elephant casts a 2.5 meter shadow, a man 2 meters tall casts a 1.5 meter shadow. how tall is the elephant

geometry  Ms. Sue, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 8:30pm
Let x = the elephants height
x/2.5 = 2/1.5
1.5x = 5
x = 5/1.5
x = 3.33