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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?
March 3, 2009 by Mikiya

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
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
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 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?
May 19, 2011 by Daniel

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

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

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
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...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

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

geometry
If Dave is 6 feet tall and casts a shadow of 15 feet, what is the height of a tree that casts a shadow of 81 feet? Draw a diagram and solve for the height of the tree.
May 21, 2014 by DC

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?
November 8, 2010 by mitch

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?
January 2, 2011 by david

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?
March 14, 2012 by susan

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
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
October 30, 2012 by cole

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 is 18 feet tall and casts a shadow that is 22 feet long. How fat is it from the end of the shadow to the top of the tree
April 21, 2014 by Tristan

math
If a person standing 5 feet tall casts a shadow 12 feet long, then how long is a tree's shadow if a tree stands 17.5 feet tall?
April 21, 2014 by anonymus

math
If a person standing 5 feet tall casts a shadow 12 feet long, then how long is a tree's shadow if a tree stands 17.5 feet tall?
April 21, 2014 by anonymus

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 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
April 12, 2010 by jr

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 pole 12 feet tall casts a shadow 9 feet long. How tall is a tree that casts a shadow 54 feet long?
February 11, 2014 by Francisco

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 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

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.
February 2, 2012 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.
April 23, 2012 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.
December 11, 2012 by Junior

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 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
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

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
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
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

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
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?
February 27, 2011 by shannon

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
October 17, 2011 by Anonymous

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
July 26, 2011 by aleyah

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

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 ...
February 28, 2011 by shannon

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
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 ?
May 22, 2012 by Sara

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?
January 10, 2013 by mike

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
February 20, 2011 by Awesome1

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?
May 7, 2012 by John

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?
February 29, 2012 by Cathy

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
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
Stanely is 6ft tall. He wants to stand in the shade of a tree that is 35ft tall. If the tree casts a 10ft shadow, what is the farthest Stanely can stand from the tree and be completely in its shadow? Round your answer to nearest tenth of a roof?
February 20, 2013 by Betsy

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?
January 24, 2012 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?
January 23, 2013 by lizz

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

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
August 1, 2013 by Alaska Diamond

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.
May 7, 2011 by minh

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

Geometry
A woman is standing 48 ft away from a tree. The woman casts a shadow of 12 feet and the tree is 27 ft tall. How tall is the woman?
February 3, 2012 by Baishali

CALCULUS
At 3:00 PM a man 144 cm tall casts a shadow 146 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 171 m long. How tall is the building? Give your answer in meters. (You may need the fact that 100 cm = 1 m.)
September 19, 2007 by Stumped Student

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?
January 27, 2013 by Doobert

math
A 6.5 foot tall person casts a shadow that is 10 feet long. How tall is a building that casts a shadow that is 43 feet long?
July 17, 2014 by ginger

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?
January 17, 2011 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
May 23, 2011 by selena

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

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?
May 8, 2013 by raul

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

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
March 1, 2009 by ANdRAYiA

Math Help
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

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?
February 13, 2013 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?
November 8, 2012 by dylan

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

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

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?
April 1, 2011 by Dezzy

math
A building 65 feet tall casts a shadow 175 feet long. Ben casts a shadow 14 feet long. How tall is Ben?
December 3, 2012 by Brandon

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.
January 27, 2013 by garrett

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?
May 8, 2013 by maria

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
August 23, 2012 by Darius

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?
May 9, 2012 by suemmy

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

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

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.
April 14, 2013 by Christine

math
You are 64 inches tall and your shadow is 72 inches long. A tree casts a shadow of 144 inches. How tall is the tree?
June 29, 2011 by caitlyn

math
Using the shadow method, Norman finds the height of a tree as follows: He measures the shadow of the measuring stick (4ft) and the tree (20ft). He then uses similar triangles to find the tree's height. If the measuring stick is 3 feet long, how tall is the tree? 4 feet squared...
July 10, 2014 by kat

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
March 6, 2012 by help

algebra
Jordan and Missy are stnading together in the schoolyard. Jordan, who is 6 feet tall, casts a shadow that is 54 inches long. At the same time, Missy casts a shadow that is 45 inches lobg. How tall is missing? 1 38in 2 86.5in 3 5ft 4 5ft 6in. plz help!!
April 10, 2009 by Anonymous

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?
March 28, 2009 by Angie

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 15 m tall casts a show of 10m. A nearby building is 30 m tall. What is the length of its shadow?
March 21, 2013 by t

math
A woman 5ft 6in tall stands so that the tip of her shadow coincides with the tip of the shadow of a tall tree. The woman stands 18 ft from the tip of her shadow and 100 ft from the base of the tree. How tall is the tree?
March 1, 2013 by Tiffany

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.
March 23, 2011 by Marion

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

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