Posted by **selena** on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 8:17pm.

amy is 5 feet tall and casts a 4 foot shadow. the pine tree has an 8 foot shawdow. how tall is the pine tree

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Monday, May 23, 2011 at 8:18pm
Cross multiply and solve this proportion.

5/4 = x/8

- math -
**Ashley**, Monday, May 23, 2011 at 8:21pm
8 divided by 4=2 2•5=10 hope this helped!

- math -
**yasmin**, Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 10:17pm
A 5 foot girl casts a 4 foot shadow, a nearby stop sign casts an 8 foot shadow. How tall is the stop sign?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - Math homework help????? please? heres what it says on the paper. Using ...
- Math - A man wants to remove a tall pine tree from his yard. Before he goes to ...
- algrbra - A pine tree casts a shadow that is 49 feet long. A 10 foot sign next ...
- Geometry - A 3-ft vertical post casts a 24-in shadow at the same time a pine ...
- math - a 3ft tall boy casts a 4ft shawdow at the same time a tree casts a 72 ...
- 8th grade math - if a person is 6 feet tall and casts a 9 foot shadow, how tall ...
- Math - Matt who stands at 68 inches tall casts an 8 foot shadow at the same time...
- geometry - Pine Tree In order to estimate the height h of a tall pine tree, a ...
- math - girl is 6 feet tall and a pine tree next to her is 42 feet tall and casts...
- math - A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. A 5-foot-tall boy stands in ...

More Related Questions