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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
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
A child 4 feet tall casts a shadow 6 feet long. A nearby tree casts a shadow 27 feet long. How tall is the tree?
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 11:56pm by susan

geometry
A tree that is 100 feet tall casts a shadow that is 150 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground to the nearest degree.
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 12:39pm by meghan

math
A tree that is 100 feet tall casts a shadow that is 150 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground, to the nearest degree.
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 9:56pm by Sally

Math
A tree that is 100 feet tall casts a shadow that is 150 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground, to the nearest degree.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 4:04pm by Junior

math
A pole 12 feet tall casts a shadow 9 feet long. How tall is a tree that casts a shadow 54 feet long?
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:15pm by Francisco

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
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...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
a christmas tree is 34 feet tall. it casts a shadow 24 feet long. toms christmas tree is standing beside the tree at rockefeller center and is 5 feet 8 inches tall. how long of a shadow would toms tree cast?
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 3:14pm by david

10th grade
A tree that is 100 feet tall casts a shadow that is 150 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground, to the nearest degree.
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 8:41am by Anonymous

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

math
girl is 6 feet tall and a pine tree next to her is 42 feet tall and casts a shadow that is 28 feet. how long is the girls shadow
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 8:27pm by cole

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 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

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

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

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
a vertical pole 5 feet long casts a shadow of 2 feet if at the same time a nearby shadow of 10 feet how tall is the tree
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 8:57am by jr

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

Math
A flagpole is 20 feet tall and, in the afternoon, casts a shadow of 30 feet. At the same time, Keira casts a shadow of 7.5 feet. How tall is Keira? A. 3 feet. B. 4 feet. C. 5 feet. D. 5 feet
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 2:38pm by Awesome1

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

math
Mr Noonans daughter Kira is 5 feet tall. She casts a shadow that measures 216 feet long at the sme time that a sculture in the park casts a shadow 12 feet long. Which of the following is the approximate height of the sculpture?
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 2:38pm by Sabrena

math
A warehouse is 120 feet tall and casts a shadow 288 feet long. At the same time, julie casts a shadow 12 feet long. how tall is julie?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 9:06pm by lizz

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

math
A telephone pole casts a shadow 16 feet long at the same time that a man 6 feet tall casts a shadow of 2.4 feet. How tall is the pole?
Monday, May 7, 2012 at 3:05am by John

geometrY
to estimate the height of a tree, Dave stands in the shadow of the tree so that his shadow and the tree's shadow end at the same point. Dave is 6 feet 4 inches tall and his shadow is 15 feet long. If he is standing 66 feet away from the tree, what is the height of this tree?
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 8:00pm by shannon

math
A building 65 feet tall casts a shadow 175 feet long. Ben casts a shadow 14 feet long. How tall is Ben?
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 5:47pm by Brandon

Geometry
A Flagpole casts a shadow 160 feet long.at the same time a boy standing nearby who is 5 feet tall casts a shadow 200feet long. Find the number of feet in the height of the flagpole
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:25pm by Anonymous

Geometry
A Flagpole casts a shadow 160 feet long.at the same time a boy standing nearby who is 5 feet tall casts a shadow 200feet long. Find the number of feet in the height of the flagpole
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:25pm by Anonymous

Geometry
A Flagpole casts a shadow 160 feet long.at the same time a boy standing nearby who is 5 feet tall casts a shadow 200feet long. Find the number of feet in the height of the flagpole
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:25pm by Anonymous

Geometry
A Flagpole casts a shadow 160 feet long.at the same time a boy standing nearby who is 5 feet tall casts a shadow 200feet long. Find the number of feet in the height of the flagpole
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:25pm by Anonymous

math
A man is six feet tall and casts a shadow 4 feet long. At the same time a child is 4.5 feet tall, how long is her shadow?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:39pm by dylan

math
Cara is five feet tall and casts a shadow of eight feet long. At the same time, a building casts a shadow 32 feet long. What is the height of the building?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:24pm by Anonymous

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

9th grade
A flagpole casts a shadow 27 feet long. A person standing nearby nearly casts a shadow 8 feet long. If the person is 6 feet tall, how tall is the flagpole
Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 6:45pm by ANdRAYiA

trig
A tree casts a shadow 50 yards long when the angle of the sun (measured from the horizon) is 30 degree. How tall is the tree in feet? (A) 150p3 (B) 50p3 (C) 150 (D) 75p3 (E) None of the above.
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 6:31pm by minh

Geometry
A tree casts a shadow that is 70 feet long. At the same time a person is standing nearby who is 5 feet 6 inches tall and their shadpw os 60 inches long. What is the proportion and what is the height of the tree?
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 12:36pm by Doobert

geometry
Shalonda notices that when she stands next to the flagpole, she casts a shadow that is 8 feet long and that the flagpole casts a shadow that is 28 feet long. Little Shalonda is 4 feet tall. How tall, to the nearest foot, is the flagpole?
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 10:32pm by raul

geometry
Shalonda notices that when she stands next to the flagpole, she casts a shadow that is 8 feet long and that the flagpole casts a shadow that is 28 feet long. Little Shalonda is 4 feet tall. How tall, to the nearest foot, is the flagpole?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:20pm by raul

algebra
An object 8.1 feet tall casts a shadow that is 24.3 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 18.3 feet tall?
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:13pm by emilys mom

PLEASE ANSWER THIS!!!
Two trees stand side-by-side. The shorter tree is feet tall. Its shadow is 9 feet long. The taller tree is feet tall. How long is its shadow?
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 9:17am by Dezzy

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

algebra
An object 4.2 feet tall casts a shadow that is 12.6 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 15.3 feet tall?
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 10:45pm by angie

Math
An object 3.9 feet tall casts a shadow that is 11.7 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 14.4 feet tall?
Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:51pm by Allisyn

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
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

Math
1. 5/ 8+root 7 A. 5/57 B. 5 root 7 /15 C. 5- root 7/8 D. 40- 5 root 7/ 57 My answer I had two was not sure A and D . 2. An object 8.1 feet tall casts a shadow that is 24.3 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 17.4 feet tall? A. 1.2 feet B. 5.8...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 10:32am by Queta

geometry
Shalonda notices that when she stands next to the flagpole, she casts a shadow that is 8 feet long and that the flagpole casts a shadow that is 28 feet long. Little Shalonda is 4 feet tall. How tall, to the nearest foot, is the flagpole? step by step on how to do it?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:29pm by maria

algebra
Karen is 5 feet tall and her shadow measures 7 feet. A flag pole next to her casts a shadow of 28 feet. How tall is the flagpole in feet?
Friday, April 10, 2009 at 8:22pm by Jane

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

Algebra 2
A lamppost casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. Tad, who is 6 feet tall, is standing directly next to the lamppost. his shadow is 15 feet long. How tall is the lamppost?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 7:15pm by Annabelle

Math
If a tree cast a shadow 30 feet long at the same time that a boy 5 feet tall cast a shadow 3 long. Find the height in feet of the tree.
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2:36pm by Gerri

Geometry
isaac is landscaping a yard , to see how well a tree shades are area of the yard. He needs to know the trees height . The trees shadow is 18 feet long at the same time isaacs shadow is 4 feet long if isaacs is 6 feet tall how tall is the tree
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 8:52am by help

geometry
A tree 19 feet tall casts a shadow which forms an angle of 49° with the ground. How long is the shadow to the nearest hundredth
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 9:30pm by aleyah

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?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:06pm by Ally

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...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:27am by Sara smith

Math
A kite that is 7 feet tall casts a shadow that is 4 feet long. How long would the shadow be if a kite is only 4 feet tall?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 12:42am by Katie

math
if a 6 foot vertical rod casts a shadow 15 feet long, how high is a flagpole that casts a shadow 60 feet long? i know this is multiplication, but i dont know how to set it up. 10 feet?
Monday, February 27, 2012 at 6:32pm by jocelyn

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?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 4:31pm by Alina

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)
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10:50am by Anna

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

algebra
I need help figuring this out. If an object 3.9 feet tall casts a shadow 11.7 feet tall. How tall would the shadow be if the object were 17.4 feet tall? please show me step by step for me to understand. thank you so much
Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 7:17pm by Alaska Diamond

Math
Mr. Hemley stands next to the Illinois Centennial Monument at Logan Square in Chicago and casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. The shadow of the monument is 204 feet long. If Mr.Hemley is 6 feet tall, how tall is the monument?
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 9:20pm by Kya

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?
Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 8:56pm by karol

Trig/Precalc
a lamp post that is 8 feet high casts a shadow 5 feet long. how tall is the person standing beside the lamp post if his shadow is 3.5 feet long
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6:06pm by Marusa

geometrY
See the last picture at the bottom of this web page (for a pic of this exact problem). Using ratios, Tree height = T 15/66 = 6.33/T 15T = 512.73 T = 34.182 T = 34.182 when getting this answer from my question: to estimate the height of a tree, Dave stands in the shadow of the ...
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 12:39am by shannon

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
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
A tower casts a shadow of 64 feet. A 6-foot tall pole near the tower casta a shadow 8 feet long. How tall is the tower.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 1:29am by Marion

cocoa
Julian's shadow is 6 feet long. At the same time a 31 foot tall building casts a shadow that is 28 feet long. What proportion could be used to find Julian's height?
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 3:03pm by Anonymous

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
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

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
A flag pole casts a shadow of 27 feet , while a boy 5 feet tall casts a shadow of 3 feet find the height of the flag pole
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:18am by Darius

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?
Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 11:08pm by diamond

Math
Jack is standing next to a monument in the city square. His shadow is 18 feet long. The shadow of the monument is 150 feet long. If Jack is 6 feet tall, how tall is the monument
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 2:59pm by Ellie

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

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

Geometry
A person who is 5 feet, 6 inches (5.6 feet) tall casts a shadow (from N to S) that is 12 feet long. The distance along the ground from the person (N) to the flagpole (G) is 18 feet. Find the height of the flagpole (FG) showing all calculations.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:34am by David

Math
Jordan and Missy are standing together in the schoolyard. Jordan, who is 6 feet tall, casts a shadow that is 54inches long. At the same time, Missy casts a shadow that is 45 inches long. How tall is Missy?
Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 9:26pm by Angie

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
A person who is 5 feet, 6 inches (5.5 feet) tall casts a shadow (from N to S) that is 12 feet long. The distance along the ground from the person (N) to the flagpole (G) is 18 feet. Find the height of the flagpole (FG) showing all calculations. What is the length of SP and PF?
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:52am by David

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?
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10:37pm by Eliane

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

trig
A tree casts a shadow 203 feet long. Find the number of feet in the height of the tree knowing that the angle of elevation of the sun is 16 degrees. Give your answer to the nearest integer. a. 57 b. 56 c. 61 d. 58 e. 55
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 7:31pm by James B

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

geometry
a flagpole casts a 73 foot shadow. Habib is 5 feet tall and his shadow is 12 feet. How tall is the flagpole?
Friday, March 2, 2012 at 4:21pm by lynze

Math
A pole has a shadow that is 5 feet long. Jackie's shadow is 3 feet long, and she is 6 feet tall. How tall is the ladder?
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 8:58pm by Brittany

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

math
Juan and Anita are standing together in the schoolyard. Juan, who is 6 feet 2 inches tall, casts a shadow that is 54 inches long. At the same time, Anita casts a shadow that is 46 inches long. How tall is Anita?
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 1:16am by --

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

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