Posted by najah on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:54pm.
A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

geometry  Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:59pm
Don't you understand the solution I posted for you?
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1301010240

geomtry  Anonymous, Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 7:27pm
obviously not

geomtry  lulu, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 2:46pm
your suppose to use Pythagorean Theorem
(a2+b2=c2

geomtry  Anonymous, Friday, March 22, 2013 at 12:48pm
In the diagram, a building casts a 35ft shadow and a flagpole casts an 8ft shadow. If the flagpole is 18 ft tall, how tall is the building? Round to the nearest tenth.

geomtry  tiana, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 9:42am
The angle of depression from the top of the tree to the tip of the shadow is 25°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest tenth.
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