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Posted by **Lillia** on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:03am.

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**Steve**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:20amthe man is 5/3 as big as his shadow

so, the tree is 5/3 as big as its shadow

5/3 * 9 = 15

Or, without even knowing the ratio, note that since the tree's shadow is 3 times as long as the man's, the tree is 3 times as tall as the man: 15 ft.

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