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March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

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**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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**

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**

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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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...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*

**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**

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 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**

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**

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*

**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 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*

**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
*December 13, 2011 by James B*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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**

The top of a billboard is 30 feet above ground. The billboard casts a 235 feet long shadow. What is the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the sun?
*May 29, 2013 by joker*

**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*

**Algebra**

A tree is 38.5 feet tall casts a shadow that is 9 feet 4 inches long.A utility pole beside the tree casts a shadow that is sixty-four inches long.Find the height of the utility pole. Show work
*October 18, 2014 by Sirena*

**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 flagpole casts a shadow of 23.5 feet long.at the same time of day, Ana, who is 5.5 feet tall, casts a shadow that is 7.5 feet long. How tall in feet is the flagpole?
*January 13, 2015 by Anonymous*

**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*

**Trigonometry**

The Chrysler Building casts a shadow approximately 130 feet long on the street when the Sun's rays form an 82.9 angle with the Earth. Approximately how tall is the building? Round you answer to four decimal places.
*November 28, 2010 by Lauren*

**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*

**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 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*

**Geometry...**

The angle of elevation of the sun at 10:00 a.m. is 29 degree. At this point, a tree shadow's is 32 feet long. How tall is the tree? IS THE ANSWER 15.5 FT?
*February 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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 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**

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*

**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**

Miguel is 5 feet 10 inches tall. On a sunny day he casts a shadow 4 feet 2 inches long. At the same time, a nearby electric tower casts a shadow 8 feet 9 inches long. How tall is the tower? How do I set this up into ratios to figure out the tower height?
*January 16, 2015 by Anonymous*

**trig**

at one point in the day, a tower that is 150 feet high casts a shadow that is 210 feet long. Find, to the nearest tenth of a degree, the angle of elevation of the sun at that point
*April 28, 2013 by ainy*

**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**

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*

**algebra 2**

a tree casts a shadow of 34 feet. the angle of th elevation of the sun is 52. what is the height of the tree?
*May 20, 2011 by evan*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**algebra 2**

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?
*October 21, 2014 by logan*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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.
*January 17, 2014 by David*

**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?
*January 14, 2014 by David*

**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 pine tree casts a shadow that is 7.9 feet long when the sun is 80 degrees above the horizon find the height of the tree
*December 14, 2010 by Katelynn *

**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*

**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**

At 10 am on April 26, 1998, a building 300 feet high casts a shadow 50 feet long. What is the angle of elevation of the Sun
*May 15, 2011 by Amy~ *

**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 *

**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*

**math**

What is the angle of elevation of the sun when a tree 7.15m tall casts a shadow 10.1m long
*July 30, 2014 by nomzamo*

**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*

**math/117**

An object 5.7 feet tall casts a shadow that is 17.1 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 19.5 feet tall?
*July 6, 2014 by nick*

**mat/117**

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 17.7 feet tall?
*August 1, 2014 by hope*

**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**

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.
*November 16, 2012 by Gerri*

**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?
*February 27, 2012 by jocelyn*

**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?
*February 28, 2013 by Kya*

**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*

**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?
*August 24, 2013 by Annabelle*

**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...
*August 22, 2013 by Queta*

**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 *

**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?
*March 18, 2014 by Katie*

**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?
*June 9, 2013 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?
*August 30, 2013 by Allisyn*

**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?
*February 27, 2014 by emilys mom*

**Algebra 1b**

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 19.5 feet tall?
*April 27, 2014 by Kim Williams*

**what is the answer**

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 20.1 feet tall?
*May 4, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Algebra 2**

An object 3.6 feet tall casts a shadow that is 10.8 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 13.2 feet tall?
*July 30, 2014 by Curtis*

**algebra**

An object 8.4 feet tall casts a shadow that is 25.2 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 20.7 feet tall?
*August 4, 2014 by JG*

**Algebra 2**

An object 5.7 feet tall casts a shadow that is 17.1 feet long. How long in feet would the shadow be for an object which is 14.4 feet tall?
*December 21, 2014 by Susie*

**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**

Samantha wants to find the height of a pine tree on her yard.she measures the heigth of the mailbox at tree feet and it shadow at 4.8 feet. Then she measures the shadow of the tree at 56 feet . How tall is the tree?
*October 16, 2014 by Miriam *

**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*

**Calculus**

A man standing 9 feet from the base of a lamppost casts a shadow 6 feet long. If the man is 6 feet tall and walks away from the lamppost at a speed of 30 feet per minute, at what rate, in feet per minute, will his shadow lengthen?
*September 25, 2014 by Mike Nguyen*

**Algebra**

A 6-foot spruce tree is planted 15 feet from a lighted streetlight whose lamp is 18 feet above the ground. How many feet long is the shadow of that tree?
*December 14, 2013 by Angel*

**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*

**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
*November 24, 2013 by Marusa*

**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?
*May 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

A tree is struck by lightning. The top part breaks and falls to the ground. The part of the tree still standing is 30 feet tall and the top part that hit the ground is 40 feet from the base of the tree. How tall was the tree originally?
*January 10, 2013 by Jess*

**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*

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