Posted by **Sara smith** on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:27am.

A man wants to remove a tall pine tree from his yard. Before he goes to home depot, he needs to know how tall an extension ladder he needs to purchase. He measure the shadow of the tree to be 225 feet long. At the same time he measures the shadow of a 4 foot stick to be 3 feet. Approximately how tall is the pine tree?

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