Posted by mike on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:03pm.
A tree casts a shadow 7.5 ft. long at the same time that a woman 5 ft. tall casts a shadow 3 ft. long. How tall is the tree?

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:06pm
5/3 = x/7.5
Cross multiply and solve for x.