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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

math
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?
May 9, 2010 by miya

geomtry
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 24, 2011 by najah

geomtry
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 24, 2011 by najah

Math 7
A tree casts a 50 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 4 foot man standing near the tree casts a 10 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?
June 5, 2012 by Your Mom

Math 7
how high is a tree that casts a 25 foot shadow at the same time a 6 foot pole casts a 10 foot shadow? Please help! I don't understand how to solve any problem like this!!

mathematics
A fence post casts a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it casts a 64-foot shadow. How tall is the tree? (1) 66 (2) 70 (3) 74 (4) 78 (5) not enough information is given I believe the correct answer is #1 66 ????
February 24, 2016 by mg

math
How high is a tree that casts a 33 foot shadow at the same time a 6 foot pole casts a 4 foot shadow?
November 17, 2014 by rhonda

trigonometry
If a tree casts a shadow of 12 feet at the same time that 6 foot person casts a shadow what is the length of the three to the nearst foot
February 8, 2014 by sandy

geometry
if a 5-foot tall bush casts a 2-foot shadow how tall is a tree standing next to the bush that casts an 8-foot shadow at the same time?
January 7, 2014 by andy

Math
Matt who stands at 68 inches tall casts an 8 foot shadow at the same time a pear tree casts a 21 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?
September 3, 2014 by Aly

Math
At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 8 inch woman casts a 3 foot 1 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 7 inch shadow at the same time of day?
October 17, 2012 by Elbunie

math
at a certain time of day a 5 foot 11 inch woman casts a 3 foot 11 inch shadow. how tall is a nearby tree that casts a 14 foot 5 inch shadow at the same time of day?
February 23, 2015 by zana

Math
A 12 foot-high pole casts a 9 foot long shadow, at the same time of day, what would be the length of a shadow cast by a 45 foot-long tree
April 7, 2015 by Taylor

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

math
how high is a tree that cast a 24-foot shadow at the same time a 9-foot pole casts a shadow which is 3-feet long
January 17, 2012 by jacob thorn

ALGEBRA
At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 10 inch woman cast a 3 foot 3 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 8 inch shadow at the same time of day
June 23, 2013 by sierr

math
a man is 68 inches tall and casts an 8 foot shadow. A tree casts a 21 foot shadow, how tall is the tree
September 1, 2014 by chris

math
A 12-foot tree casts a 22-foot shadow. Find the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree. Round the answer to the nearest tenth.
October 7, 2014 by celina

math
On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest foot.
May 16, 2010 by Lia

prealgebra
At the same time that a 60-foot tall building casts a shadow that is 21.5 feet long, a nearby tree casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?
August 15, 2012 by Mary

Math
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

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

math proportions
At a certain time of the day, a 5 foot 1 inch woman casts a 3 foot 4 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 12 foot 10 inch shadow at the same time of day? Answer in ...
February 26, 2015 by shay

algebra
at 5 p.m., a person 5 feet tall casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, a flagpole casts a 40-foot shadow?
June 17, 2011 by dona

math
an 80 foot flag pole casts a 30 foot shadow . find the height of the tree if its shadow is 9 feet
March 6, 2009 by erika

Math [Geometry]
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

Geometry
A post tree outside of matts house casts a 12 foot shadow at a certain time of day. At the same time matt, who is 6 feet tall, casts a 2 foot shadow. How tall is the tree? How do I solve this? The marketing department of the company is considering making a keychain with a ...
April 3, 2015 by Hannah

Math...I think...
A building casts a shadow 54 feet long at the same time a 6 foot tall man casts a shadow 4 feet long. How tall is the tree?
March 1, 2013 by Sara

geometry
On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest
May 3, 2011 by gjhjhvvjh

math
A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.
October 17, 2010 by marie rose

math
A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.
October 17, 2010 by marie rose

Math
if a 6 foot man casts an 8 foot shadow what is the height of the building that casts a 72 foot shadow
January 16, 2014 by Melvin

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

Geometry 2
In the same location at the same time of day, two trees casts a shadow. The 60-ft tree casts a 12 ft shadow, and the other trees casts a 4 ft shadow. How tall is the other tree? A. 20 ft B. 18 ft C. 52 ft D. 76 ft How do I solve this.. Im confused again...
April 14, 2010 by monique n

geometry/algebra
at 5pm a person 5 feet tall casts a 10 foot shadow. at the same time a flagpole casts a 40 foot shadow. what is the height of the flagpole?
January 31, 2012 by sarah

Geometry
mary is 5ft 9 inches tall. she casts a 2 ft shadow. the tree casts a 7 foot shadow. how tall is the tree?
January 15, 2016 by Kiara

Math
Use similar triangle to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall standing 140 feet from the base of a tree and the tree casts a 150 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 10 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?
November 17, 2015 by Luis

geometry
A woman who is 6-ft tall casts a 4.5-foot shadow at the same time that a building casts a 75-foot shadow. What is the height of the building in feet?
July 19, 2012 by jane

Geometry
A student wants to determine the height of a tree. She knows that her six foot tall Teacher cast a 10 foot long shadow at the same time that the tree has a 45 foot long shadow. How tall is the tree?
January 11, 2016 by Samantha

MATH
A person who is 6 feet tall is standing 117 feet from the base of a tree, and the tree casts a 130 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 13 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?
October 25, 2015 by CHEY

math
a fence post a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it cast a 64-foot shadow. how tall os the tree? a)66 b)70 c)74 d)78 e)not enought information is given
May 10, 2010 by morgan

math
Darius uses the shadow method to estimate the height of a flagpole. He finds that a 5 foot stick casts a 4 foot shadow. At the same time he finds that the flagpole casts a 20 foot shadow. Make sketch. Use Darius's measurements to estimate the height of the flagpole. Thanks ...
February 20, 2012 by Lizette

Geometry
A 38 foot tree casts a 16 foot shadow what is the angle of elavation of the sun to the nearest degree?
December 11, 2012 by Shelby

math
on a sunny day a tree casts a shadow that is 146 feet long. at the same time a person who is 5.6 feet tall standing beside the tree casts a shadow that is 11.2 feet long. how tall is the tree?
March 3, 2009 by Mikiya

Intermediate Algebra
If a 9-foot tall adult elephant casts an 18-foot shadow, how long is the shadow of the 6-foot zookeeper? Use a proportion to set up and solve an equation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot if necessary.
July 12, 2015 by Dora

if a person is 6 feet tall and casts a 9 foot shadow, how tall would the shadow of a 100 foot tall tree be?
December 4, 2011 by liz

math
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

Math
A 20-foot telephone pole casts a 4-foot shadow. what shadow length will the 6-foot man cast ? A) 1.2feet B) 2.1feet C) 2.2feet
March 3, 2011 by Haley

Math
A 20-foot telephone pole casts a 4-foot shadow. what shadow length will the 6-foot man cast ? A) 1.2feet B) 2.1feet C) 2.2feet
March 3, 2011 by Haley

Intermediate Algebra
A 6-foot man cast a shadow of 2.5ft. At the same time of the day, a tree cast a shadow of 25 ft. How tall is the tree?
December 2, 2012 by Wanda

math 115 CH 7
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree? Is this correct ? 1m=.4m 1m÷.4m =2.5m 2.5m X 5m =12.5m
December 9, 2008 by Debbie

Math
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow tht is o.4m long. How tall is the tree?
December 6, 2007 by Patricia

Math 115
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
December 6, 2008 by Debbie

Math
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5m. At the same time,a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4m long. How tall is the tree?
March 6, 2008 by Danielle

Math
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
August 12, 2009 by Kati

math
A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
August 12, 2009 by scooby91320002

math
The shadow of a 5-foot tall post is 10 feet long. At the same time a tree casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. What is the height of the tree? A. 2 feet B.14 feet C. 12 feet D. There is not enough information to solve the problem
May 8, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
If a man casts 14 foot and a child casts a 9'4" shadow at the same time how tall is the man?
March 24, 2013 by Shanequa

math
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

math
A tree cast a 24 foot shadow at the same time a fence post 5 feet high cast a 4 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?
February 1, 2012 by Rue Ann

Math
I have this application that I cant figure out how to work. Please help without giving me the answer. A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
May 21, 2008 by Angela

algrbra
A pine tree casts a shadow that is 49 feet long. A 10 foot sign next to it casts a shadow that is 8 feet long. How tall is the pine tree?
July 1, 2013 by stoker

math
Math homework help????? please? heres what it says on the paper. Using proportions, you can calculate the dimensions of objects without having to measure them. solve the problems that follow... heres the problem ===================================== amy is 5 feet tall and ...
May 23, 2011 by selena

MATH
13. A tree casts a shadow of 17 ft. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 68°. To the nearest foot, what is the height of the tree? 14. The angle of depression of a diver from the boat is 34°, and the diver is 367 ft deep. To the nearest ...
March 8, 2010 by Karla

math
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

math
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
May 23, 2011 by selena

math
On a sunny day, a tree casts a shadow 60 feet long. At the same time, a yardstick casts a shadow 2 feet long. How tall it the tree??
April 13, 2011 by Kenzay

Math
A 6-foot person standing 15 feet from a streetlight casts a 15-foot shadow. Two similar triangles are formed. One triangle is formed by the person and the shadow that the person casts. A second triangle is formed by the streetlight and the ground from the base of the ...
September 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
A 6-foot person standing 15 feet from a streetlight casts a 15-foot shadow. Two similar triangles are formed. One triangle is formed by the person and the shadow that the person casts. A second triangle is formed by the streetlight and the ground from the base of the ...
September 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Precalculus
A 60-foot tree casts a shadow 85 feet long. The sine of the angle of elevation of the top of the tree to the sun is approximately ___. A. .82 B. .75 C. .58 D. .33
May 25, 2015 by Denise

Indirect Measurement: A tree casts a shadow 8 ft long. A 6 ft man casts a shadow 4 ft long. The triangle formed by the tree and its shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the mad and his shadow. How tall is the tree? **PLEASE give a step-by-step explanation**
November 17, 2015 by *\|'*'|Autumn|'*'|/*

Geometry
A 3-ft vertical post casts a 24-in shadow at the same time a pine tree casts a 30-ft shadow. How tall is the pine tree?
April 3, 2012 by Cassie

Math
Will is five feet tall. He casts a 3 feet shadow at the same time that a tree casts a 9 feet shadow. Use similar triangles to find the height of the tree.
November 29, 2012 by Lillia

Math
A tree casts a shadow 10 feet long. A 6-ft. man casts a shadow 4 ft. long. The triangle formed by the tree and its shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the man and his shadow. How tall is the tree?
December 2, 2010 by Caitlin

Math
A maple tree casts a shadow of 45 ft long. At the same time, a 40-ft-long oak tree casts a shadow which is 60 ft long. Explain how you can use similar triangles to find the height of the tree. Then find the height of the tree.
May 23, 2013 by Ashley

math
a 9 foot street sign casts a 12 foot shadow. the lamppost next to it castss a 24 foot shadow. how tall is the lamppost?
January 3, 2011 by kayla

trig
how high is a tree that casts a 30 ft shadow at the same time a 10 ft pole casts a shadow which is 10 ft long?
June 12, 2011 by Anonymous

math
At the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long, a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall. Which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast?
February 10, 2016 by kiddy

geomary
in sunlight, a vertical stick 7 ft tall casts a shadow 3 ft long. At the same time a nearby tree casts a shadow 11 ft long. How tall is the tree?Round to the nearest tenth.
March 20, 2014 by quannia

algebra
if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?
August 22, 2010 by Anonymous

trig
A 115 foot foot casts a 147 foot shadow, what is the degree of elevation to the sun
June 28, 2011 by mike

math
A tree casts a shadow 8 ft long. A 6 ft man casts a shadow 4 ft long. The triangle formed by the tree and it's shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the man and his shadow. How tall is the tree?
November 2, 2010 by Anonymous

math
A tree casts a shadow that measures 4 ft, At the same time, a yardstick casts a shadow that is 9 in long. How tall is the pole? Assuming that the light comes from the same sources (in this case, the sun), the ratio of the yardstick (one yard) and its shadow (9 inches) equal ...
March 7, 2007 by carol

Math
Proportion - If a 30-foot tree cast an 18-foot shadow, find the length of the shadow cast by a 24-foot tree.
September 10, 2014 by Judy

Geometry
In a garden, a birdbath 2ft 6 in. tall casts an 18-in. shadow at the same time an oak tree casts a 90-ft shadow. How tall is the oak tree?
November 7, 2012 by idk

Geometry
In a garden, a birdbath 2ft 6 in. tall casts an 18-in. shadow at the same time an oak tree casts a 90-ft shadow. How tall is the oak tree?
April 14, 2014 by Jess

trig
a 6 foot tall man is standing near a tree on level ground .if the man shadow 4 feet long .how many feet tall is the tree?
April 29, 2012 by diamond

Math
You are ﬁ ve feet tall and cast a seven-foot eight-inch shadow. At the same time, a basketball hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the basketball hoop? Assume the triangles are similar.
April 6, 2011 by Leila

geometry
A man who is 6 feet tall is standing under a streetlight and casts a shadow on the sidewalk the man is standing 15 feet away from the 20-foot streetlight. How long is his shadow ,s ?
March 10, 2016 by angelica

Geometry
if a person 5 feet tall casts a 3 foot shadow and a building casts a 12 foot shadow, what is the height of building in feet?
April 24, 2012 by Trevor

math
a 3ft tall boy casts a 4ft shawdow at the same time a tree casts a 72 foot shawdow using the pythagorean therem find the distance from the top of the tree to the tip of the shawdow
December 19, 2011 by carly

Geometry
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

math
a man is 6ft tall and he casts a shadow of 5 ft, if a tree casts a 30ft shadow, how tall is the tree?
March 13, 2009 by fred

math
The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington D.C. At the same time the monument casts a shadow that is about 500 feet long, a 40 foot flagpole nearby casts a shadow that is about 36 feet long. Make a sketch. Find the approximate height of the monument.
February 20, 2012 by Eleanna

Math
in the woods is a cellular tower that is 72 feet tall and has a 60 foot shadow. next to it is a tree with a 40 foot shadow. how tall is the tree
December 18, 2014 by Clare

Math help
each time old faithful in Yellowstone national park erupts, rangers can estimate the height of the geyser by comparing it to the height of a tree. first the Rangers locate a tree of the same height . the shadow of the tree is 93 feet at the same time that the shadow of a 6ft ...
December 6, 2014 by Anonymous

ALGERBRA
A TREE CASTS A SHADOW 12 FEET LONG. AT THE SAME TIME A VERTICAL ROD 8 FEET HIGH CASTS A SHADOW THAT IS 6 FEET LONG. HOW TALL IS THE TREE
June 13, 2014 by JOHN DUNN

pre alg
jane is standing next to a tree. the tree casts a shadow that is 11.2 ft long. she is 5.6 ft tall and her shadow measures 3.8 ft. How tall is the tree?
May 9, 2013 by john

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

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