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a tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. the angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of the tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree to the nearest foot.
October 17, 2010 by marie
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?
March 18, 2010 by boom
6 grade Math
If i want to compare the length of a shadow cast by a basketball goalpost 10ft with 2ft backboard shadow 69 inches to the shadow of the goalpost measured with a yardstick the shadow is 18inches and i get 3ft 6in for the goalpost & backboard can I say that the height of the ...
January 11, 2010 by Janice
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January 8, 2010 by peter
The students of litchfield High school are in grades 9,10,11,12. Of the students , 1/4th are in 9th grade, 1/3rd are in 10th grade, 1/6th is in 11th grade and there are 300 in the 12th grade, how many students are there all together?
November 6, 2009 by stefanie coplin
i am just abt to finish my 10th grade,i am very weak at maths and science,hence i have opted to take economics. 1.is this the right choice? 2.is there goin to be maths in it? 3.what are the core subjects involved?
February 23, 2011 by sam
plz suggest me some good thoughts which i can use in writing compositions in my 10th board exams which is on the 3rd of march. as in slogans,or some quotations or what ever material which will make my composition interesting. thanx!!
February 10, 2010 by muskaan
A woman wants to measure the height of a nearby tower. She places a pole in the shadow of the tower so that the shadow of the pole is exactly covered by the shadow of the tower. The distance between the pole and the tower is , and the pole casts a shadow that is long. How tall...
December 19, 2010 by Chloe
George has been hired to paint the smith's house. He needs to be sure his ladder will reach the highest part of the house, so he decides to use the shadow method. The measuring stick is 3 ft., and tits shadow is 5 feet. The shadow of the house is 45 feet. The shadow of the ...
July 10, 2014 by kat
a student is selected at is the probability the the randomly selected stundent is neither a 10th grade nor an 11th grade express your answer in fraction in simplest form
August 25, 2011 by a student is selected at is the probability the th
MATH - GEOMETRY/TRIGONOMETRY
A 6 foot man stands by a 30 foot radio tower and casts a 10 foot shadow. How long is the shadow cast by the tower and what time is it? I got 50 feet for the length of the shadow. What I cannot find out is, what time is it? I NEED THE TIME OF DAY. **NOT** THE LENGTH OF THE ...
December 16, 2013 by Griffin
A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. A 5-foot-tall boy stands in the shadow so that the end of his shadow lines up with that of the tree. His shadow is 6 feet long. How tall is the tree
February 14, 2012 by Jasmine
9th grade integrated algebra
a tree casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day if the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree 32 degrees, what is the height of the tree to the nearest thenth of a foot?
May 22, 2011 by michaela
A 6 m flagpole casts a 5 m shadow at the same time of the day as a building casts a 28m shadow. How tall is the building? I drew out a flag and a building, with a shadow coming from the top to the ground. What do i do next?
May 19, 2010 by Jen
At a certain time of day, a person's shadow is twice her height. What ratio describes this relationship? At this time of day, Gene's shadow measures 320cm. What is his height?
October 27, 2008 by amanda
Starla is 5feet 9inches tall. To find the height of a tree,she measured her shadow and the tree's shadow. Her shadow was 8feet long when the trees shadow was 30 feet long. To the nearest foot,how tall is the tree?
May 27, 2010 by Anonymous
At a given time, the height of an object is directly proportional to the length of the shadow that is cast on the ground. A person 6 feet tall casts a shadow 1 foot long at noon. a) What is the length of the shadow cast by a flagpole known to be 20 feet tall? b) A tree cast a ...
January 26, 2012 by savannah
The phrase "my eye caught the shadow means" : A. I saw the shadow out of the corner B. My eye went and grabbed hold of a shadow C. The shadow grabbed my eye D. I saw a man standing at my side
June 24, 2012 by CHRIS
Math Urgent help please
A lamppost casts a shadow of a man who is standing 15 feet away from the lamppost. The shadow is 5 feet long. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the lamp is 50. To the nearest foot, the lamppost is _____ feet tall. (Points : 2)
February 10, 2014 by Anna
10th Grade Algebra
Please help me with these factorise algebra questions!!! 1. 9c squared + 30c + 25 - 4d squared 2. 12 + 89 - 4a squared 3. -5x squared + 27x - 10 4. If A= 15x squared - 20x +11 and B= 1 + 9x+ 5x squared, then A-B when factorised is...
May 1, 2011 by Jason
I have a project due this week and I have to make a board game, so I need 15 questions about right triangles. I already have about 7, so is there a website with some examples? This is 10th grade geometry.
April 5, 2010 by Jenny
A 6 foot man stands by a 30 foot radio tower and casts a 10 foot shadow. How long is the shadow cast by the tower and what time is it? I got 50 feet for the length of the shadow. What I cannot find out is, what time is it?
December 16, 2013 by Griffin
Math - 10th grade
Simplify: (1-i)^3 Here's how I break it down using the formula (x-y)^3 but I just don't know how to get to the final answer. Please help. = 1-3i+3(i)^2-(i)^3 Thank you
October 27, 2012 by yengiang
MONDAY December 3, 2012 SCHOOL SUBJECTS Art Business Computers English Foreign Languages Health Home Economics Math Music Physical Education Science Social Studies GRADE LEVELS Preschool Kindergarten Elementary School 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th ...
December 3, 2012 by Sammy
A person who is 6 feet tall walks away from a 50-foot silo toward the tip of the silo's shadow. At a distance of 32 feet from the silo, the person's shadow begins to emerge beyond the silo's shadow.How much farther must the person walk to be completely out of the silo's shadow?
November 23, 2007 by Brittany
A tree casts a shadow 10 ft long. A boy standing next to the tree casts a shadow 2.5 ft long. The triangle sjown for the tree and its shadow is similar to the triangle shown for the boy and his shadow. If the boy is 5 ft tall, how tall is the tree? I got 20 ft. I made a ...
November 24, 2007 by keisha
I JUST TOOK A TEAS TEST(FOR PRACTICAL NURSING ADMISSIONS). THE REQUIREMENTS MUST BE A GRADE IN AT LEAST THE 40TH PERCENTILE IN EACH SUBJECT. THERE WAS A MATH, READING,ENGLISH, AND SCIENCE SECTION. TOTAL OF QUESTIONS WERE 170.MATH-45? READING-40? ENGLISH-55 ? SCIENCE-30 ? I WAS...
February 9, 2008 by TORI
A tree in the park makes a shadow on the ground at the same time the basketball post makes a shadow on the ground, as shown. If the height of the basketball post is 10 feet tall, and casts a 30 foot shadow, and the tree casts a 60 feet shadow, use properties of similar ...
March 5, 2013 by Shelia
Mieko, who is 1.53 m tall, wishes to find the height of a tree. She walks 21.66 m from the base of the tree along the shadow of the tree until her head is in a position where the tip of her shadow exactly overlaps the end of the tree top's shadow. She is now 6.42 m from the ...
September 15, 2010 by Jill
1. Corina and Drew want to determine the height of a signpost that is next to their house. However, the signpost is too tall to measure. They decide to use their shadows and compare them to the shadow of the signpost. At 4:00 Pm, Corina measures Drew's shadow to be 63 inches ...
October 30, 2013 by Jerald
Japanese - translate & construct sentences
I need help translating the following into japanese. -Clan of the Shadow. -Village of the Shadow. -Hidden Village of the Shadow. -Country of the Shadow. -Land of the Shadow. -Second Royal Family of the Village of the Shadow This is what I have so far: #Shadow: kumori, kage, ...
November 3, 2007 by Joshua
a circular opaque disk, 25 cm in diameter, is set up 30 cm from a circular source of light of diameter 40 cm. Ascreen is placed 30 cm beyond the opaque disk. Describe, giving dimensions, the nature of the shadow on the screen. Ok, I have drawn a sketch and can say that the ...
August 27, 2012 by SABRINA
Dru is challenged by her geometry teacher to estimate the height of the school flag pole without measuring. She decided to walk off the length of the shadow cast by the pole by successively walking the noted length of her shadow. If dry is 5ft 6 in.tall and she estimates the ...
January 30, 2014 by jan