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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?
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 8:41am 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?
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 2:27pm 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?
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:44pm 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?
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:54pm by najah

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? 25/x = 9/6 (where 25 is the tree's shadow, x is the unknown height of the tree, 9 is the man's ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 8:41am by Joyce

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?
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:07am by Your Mom

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
Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:54pm by sandy

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?
Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 6:17pm by michaela

Geometry
How tall is a tree that casts a 50 foot shadow at the same time a 18 foot street light casts a shadow of 18 feet?
Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 10:31am by Anonymous

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?
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 8:27pm by andy

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 ...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 7:05pm by Shelia

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?
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:41am by Mary

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
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 6:28pm by jacob thorn

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?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:45am by Elbunie

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?
Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 11:18am 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?
Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 1:30pm by Danielle

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?
Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 12:43am by Patricia

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?
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 4:45pm 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?
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 8:53pm by scooby91320002

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.
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 2:56pm by marie

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.
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 3:07pm 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.
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 3:48pm by marie rose

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?
Friday, June 17, 2011 at 6:48pm by dona

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. what is the height of the triangle?
Friday, June 17, 2011 at 6:48pm by zandra

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...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:08pm by monique n

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?
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:45pm by Angela

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
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 4:56pm by Jasmine

math
an 80 foot flag pole casts a 30 foot shadow . find the height of the tree if its shadow is 9 feet
Friday, March 6, 2009 at 2:25pm by erika

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?
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 1:30am by Sara

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.
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 7:51pm by Lia

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
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 9:22pm by sierr

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?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11:33am by sarah

math
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?
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 10:07am by dinora

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?
Monday, July 1, 2013 at 1:57pm by stoker

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?
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11:41pm by jane

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

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 ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 9:52pm by carol

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?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 9:09pm by idk

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??
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 4:17pm by Kenzay

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?
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 6:21pm by Cassie

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?
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 5:59pm by Mikiya

Math
if a 6 foot man casts an 8 foot shadow what is the height of the building that casts a 72 foot shadow
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 8:08pm by Melvin

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
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 5:56pm by gjhjhvvjh

Math
A 3m tall post casts a shadow 2m long . If a tree casts a shadow 9m long at the same time how tall is the tree ?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 6:28pm by Sara

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.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 7:05pm by Ashley

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.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:28pm by Ashley

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 ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8:13pm by Lizette

elemetary elgabra
A tree casts a shadow 25 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 57-cm tall statue is 66 cm long. Find the height of the tree to the nearest meter.
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 8:49am by garrett

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?
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 12:11pm by liz

math
a tree casts a 12 f shadow at the same time a 10ft flagpol case a 20ft shadow how tall is the tree
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 3:07pm by brooke

geometry
A vertical pole 10 meters high casts a shadow 8 meters long. At the same time, a nearby tree casts a shadow 40 meters long. Find the height of the tree in meters.
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 9:16am by kami

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?
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 8:00am by Wanda

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
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 6:49pm by morgan

Geometry
A 38 foot tree casts a 16 foot shadow what is the angle of elavation of the sun to the nearest degree?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:10pm by Shelby

8th grade math
a 25 foot tall flagpole casts a 20 foot shadow.if aman with a height of 6 feet stands nearby what will be the lenght of his shadow?
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:22pm by keashun

math
In sunlight, a vertical stick 6 ft tall casts a shadow 2 ft long. At the same time a nearby tree casts a shadow 14 ft long. How tall is the tree? Round to the nearest tenth
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:54pm 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.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 4:58pm by quannia

math
A tree casts a shadow of 28 feet. At the same time, a biologist who is 7 feet tall casts a shadow of 2 feet. How tall is the tree?
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 5:06pm by Daniel

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 ...
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 10:04am by savannah

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?
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 11:25am by Rue Ann

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
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 7:56pm by Debbie

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 ...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 11:58am by keisha

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 ...
Monday, May 23, 2011 at 8:35pm by selena

Math
Karen is 63 inches tall and casts a shadow that is 32 inches long. At the same time, a tree casts a shadow that is 81 inches long. How tall is the tree?
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 12:24pm by John

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
Monday, May 23, 2011 at 8:17pm by selena

hs geometry
to find the height of a tree, a student 53 inches in height measures the length of the tree's shadow and the length of his own shadow. The student casts a shadow 63 inches in length and the tree casts a shadow 67 inches in length
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 10:18am by joan

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?
Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:07pm by fred

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?
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 10:34pm by Caitlin

geometry
to find the height of a tree, a student 53 inches in height measures the length of the tree's shadow and the length of his own shadow. The student casts a shadow 63 inches in length and the tree casts a shadow 67 inches in length
Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 6:45pm by eric

Principal of Math
a tree casts a shadow 29m long. at the same time the shadow cast b a 61cm tall statue is 82cm long. find the height of the tree. round results to the nearest unit.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:00pm by Christine

math
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?
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:03pm by mike

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?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9:12pm by Anonymous

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
Monday, December 19, 2011 at 3:49pm by carly

8th grade math
A tree and a building stand side by side. The 5-foot tall tree casts a shadow of 12 feet. If the building is 80 feet tall, how long is its shadow?
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 12:11pm by amy

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?
Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 10:53pm by Anonymous

geometry
Paula casts a shadow 2 meters long at the same time a tree casts a shadow 28 meters long. The tree is 17.5 meters tall. How tall is Paula?
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:15pm by suemmy

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?
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:25pm by Anonymous

trig
a tree casts a shadow 36 ft long. at the same timem the shadow cast by a vertical 7 ft pole is 4ft long. find the hight of the tree
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 6:41pm by hails

trig
a tree casts a shadow 36 ft long. at the same timem the shadow cast by a vertical 7 ft pole is 4ft long. find the hight of the tree
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 6:47pm by hails

math
A tree casts a shadow 18 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 42-cm tall statue is 64 cm long. Find the height of the tree.
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 2:27pm by natalie

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?
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:37pm by Griffin

math
tree casts a shadow 32 feet on the ground. If the distance from the end of the shadow to the top of the tree is 40 feet, how tall is the tree?
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 12:19pm by mitch

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?
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 10:52am by Trevor

algebra
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Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:35am by bobpursley

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?
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:59pm by Anonymous

trigonometry
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 and the angle of elevation of the sun from the horizontal is 50.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 5:38am by joey

Math
If a 12ft tree casts a 17ft shadow, what tree height will cast a 28 ft shadow?
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 10:41pm by Ariel

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.
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:38pm by joey

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 ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9:06pm by Griffin

Math
henry is 5ft tall and casts a shadow that is 15ft long a tree next to henry casts a 324-ft long shadow. how tall is the tree?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 5:00pm by Cathy

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?
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 11:35am by Anonymous

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?
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 6:41pm by kayla

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
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 12:11am 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
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 12:12am by Haley

Math
If a man casts 14 foot and a child casts a 9'4" shadow at the same time how tall is the man?
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 1:10pm by Shanequa

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...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:26pm by diane

math
A pine tree casts a 12-meter shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 50 degrees. To the nearest tenth of a meter, what is the height of the pine tree? Explain
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 9:00pm by Helen

math
A pine tree casts a 12-meter shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 50 degrees. To the nearest tenth of a meter, what is the height of the pine tree? Explain
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 10:31pm by Helen

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.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 6:07pm by Leila

trig
as the sun rises it casts a long shadow over a boy who is leaning next to a tree. the tree is 35 feet tall and the sun's rays create an angle of depression of 70 degrees with the top of the tree. how long is the shadow
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 9:15am by Anonymous

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