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October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

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**10th grade**

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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 - 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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 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*

**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...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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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 **

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 *

**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 *

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**10th grade**

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*

**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*

**8th grade math**

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**

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*

**algebra**

If John stands near a 30 foot tall tree and leans a 50 foot tall ladder against the tree that reaches to the top of tree, then how far is John standing away from the tree? (Round to the nearest hundredth)
*June 18, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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 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*

**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 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*

**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**

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**

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**

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**

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 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...
*September 19, 2012 by Sara smith *

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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**

a building 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 building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301 x=53.6 feet the height of...
*March 3, 2014 by diane*

**MATH**

If a flagpole casts a shadow of 300 ft. and a person standing 6ft tall casts a shadow of 400 ft. at the same time of day. How tall is the flagpole?
*February 6, 2012 by Brianna*

**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*

**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**

jim's 10-foot garage casts a 7-foot shadow. his house has a 17.5-foot shawdow. how tall is his house
*May 23, 2011 by selena*

**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*

**College math**

1.Find the height to the nearest foot of a tree that makes a 50-foot shadow when a 2 ft. 6 in. pole is used to make a shadow of 3 feet.
*April 26, 2012 by Tammy*

**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**

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*

**PreCalc**

The sun rises at 6 AM and is directly overhead at noon, estimate the time (hour and minutes) when a 34-foot tree will have a 14-foot shadow.
*March 27, 2011 by Sam*

**calculus**

If the sun rises at 6 AM and is directly overhead at 12 noon, estimate the time (hour and minutes) when a 34-foot tree will have a 24-foot shadow.
*March 23, 2012 by Dan*

**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 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*

**trigonometry ans.**

At a point on the ground 50 feet from the foot of a tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 53°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest foot. I got 50xtan53 = 66.35 nearest foot ? would I use tan or sin since I'm finding the foot of the tree
*June 1, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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 5-foot tall women is standing near a flag pole which casts a shadow of 21 feet on level ground. If the women’s shadow is 3 feet long, how tall is the flag pole?
*February 12, 2014 by Eliane*

**Pre-Alegebra**

A 25 foot tall flagpole cast =s a 20 foot shadow. If a man with a height of 6 feet stands nearby, what will be the lenghth of this shadow?
*February 10, 2014 by Shela*

**math**

How tall is a man that casts a shadow at the same time a 40 ft. building casts a 60 ft shadow?
*April 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

**math**

You want to determine the height of your school. The building casts a 6 foot shadow at the same time you cast a 15 inch shadow. If you are 5 feet tall how tall is the building?
*February 23, 2012 by helen*

**Calculus**

A street light is hung 18 ft. above street level. A 6-foot tall man standing directly under the light walks away at a rate of 3 ft/sec. How fast is the tip of the man's shadow moving? I know I would've to set up a proportion. 18 / 6 = x + y / y x = distance of man from light y...
*February 6, 2011 by Katie*

**Math**

A flagpole casts a shadow 30 feet long. A 5 foot woman standing next to the flagpole casts a shadow 6 feet long. How tall is the flagpole?
*December 3, 2013 by Alina*

**math**

A building casts a 20 ft shadow. At the same time, a nearby 10 ft maple tree casts a shadow of 8 ft. What is the height of the building?
*March 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

A 60 foot light pole casts a shadow that is 40 feet long. At the same time, a nearby light post casts a shadow that is 15 feet long. How tall is the light post?
*July 29, 2012 by karol*

**trig**

A tree growing on a hillside casts a 121-foot shadow straight down the hill. Find the height of the tree (in feet) if the slope of the hill is 8 degrees and the angle of elevation of the sun from the horizontal is 50degrees.
*November 5, 2012 by joey *

**Math 9**

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*

**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*

**geometry**

A tower casts a shadow of 64 feet. A 6 foot tall pole near the tower casts a shadow 8 feet long. How tall is the tower?
*February 19, 2013 by Ally *

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