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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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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. 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**

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*

**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**

Use similar triangle to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall standing 140 feet from the base of a tree and the tree casts a 150 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 10 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?

*November 17, 2015 by Luis*

**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*

**Pre algebra**

A tree casts a shadow 30 feet long. at the same time of day, 5.5- foot-tall Person casts 5 feet long.how tall is the tree?

*October 6, 2016 by Anonymous*

**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**

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**

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 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 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**

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*

**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**

At the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long, a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall. Which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast?

*February 10, 2016 by kiddy*

**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*

**Geometry**

A tree stands 22 feet tall and is 382 feet from a building. The tree casts a shadow that is 40 feet long. How tall is the building? I got 211 feet, but I do not think that is correct. Can you tell me what I am doing wrong? I set it up like this h/382=22/40 Thank you!

*December 11, 2016 by Michael*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

1) A television tower is 160 feet high and an observer is 120 feet from the base of the tower. Find, to the nearest degree, the angle of elevation of the top of the tower from the point of observation. 2) A vertical pole 22 meters tall casts a shadow 16 meters long on level ...

*October 13, 2016 by Lauren*

**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*

**Geometry Honors**

A tree stands 22 feet tall and is 382 feet from a building. The tree casts a shadow that is 40 feet long. How tall is the building?

*December 11, 2016 by Michael*

**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**

Jacob stands 4.5 feet tall and casts a 2.7 foot shadow. A. Using this relationship, determine how tall Jacob's house is if the house's shadow measures 19.2 feet. Assume the triangles are similar. B. Explain the concept of indirect measurement and how it is used in this ...

*December 1, 2015 by Wendy*

**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 person who is 6 feet tall is standing 117 feet from the base of a tree, and the tree casts a 130 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 13 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?

*October 25, 2015 by CHEY*

**math**

roger is 5 feet tall and casts a shadow 3.5 feet longer. at the same time,the flagpole outside his school casts a shadow 14 feet long. write and solve a

*August 19, 2016 by curzanae*

**Precalculus**

A 60-foot tree casts a shadow 85 feet long. The sine of the angle of elevation of the top of the tree to the sun is approximately ___. A. .82 B. .75 C. .58 D. .33

*May 25, 2015 by Denise*

**ssc..math**

A tree 30 feet tall casts a shadow 7 feet at the same time that a flagpole casts a shadow 5 feet .Find the height of the flagpole .

*July 26, 2015 by jonalyn*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

Don't laugh at me lol...it says Jamal is 5 feet tall. One sunny morning he notices that he casts a shadow that is 2 feet long. If the school building casts a shadow that is 7 feet long at the same time, what is the height of the building?

*March 26, 2015 by timothy*

**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*

**algebra**

roger is 5 feet tall and casts a shadow 3.5 feet longer. at the same time,the flagpole outside his school casts a shadow 14 feet long. write and solve a proportion to find the height of the flagpole.

*November 1, 2015 by masruja*

**Math**

At a certain time, a verical pole 10 feet tall casts a 14-foot shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun to the nearest degree?

*March 4, 2012 by Valentino*

**Math**

At a certain time a verical pole 10 feet tall casts a 14-foot shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun to the nearest degree?

*March 4, 2012 by Valentino*

**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**

if a 3-foot -tall child casts a shadow that is 2 feet long, how tall is a telephone pole that casts a shadow that is 40 feet long?

*March 26, 2015 by Mattie*

**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*

**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*

**math**

a 6 foot red casts a shadow that is 7 feet long. the shadow of a nearby tree is 42 feet long. slove a proportion to find the height of the tree

*January 18, 2017 by andy*

**Math**

I need a step by step solution to this problem. I'm preparing for the GKT and I can't remember how to solve these problems. This is just a sample question from the gkt practice packet. A building 51 feet tall casts a shadow 48 feet long. Simultaneously, a nearby statue casts a...

*August 19, 2015 by Amanda*

**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*

**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 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*

**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 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 man 6 1/2 feet tall casts a shadow that is 11 feet long . A building casts a shadow of 132 feet long. What is the height if the building?

*November 10, 2015 by Adisyn*

**Math117A**

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 20.4 feet tall? a.12 feet B.6.8 feet C.28.8 feet d.61.2 feet

*June 10, 2015 by liza*

**math117A**

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 20.4 feet tall? A.12 feet B. 6.8 feet C.28.8 feet D.61.2 feet

*June 14, 2015 by lizzy*

**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*

**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 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**

at 10:00 am on April 26, 2006, a building 300 feet high casts a shadow 50 feet long. What is the angle of elevation of the sun?

*June 4, 2015 by Anonymous*

**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**

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*

**algebra 2**

An object's height varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 5 feet tall casts an 8-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree?

*December 15, 2016 by kristy*

**maths**

A tree casts a shadow 4 metre long on the ground, when the angle of elevation of the sun is 45°.find the height of the tree

*March 4, 2017 by Anjali *

**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*

**Geometry**

When the angle of elevation to the sun is 52 degrees, a tree casts a shadow that is 9 meters long. what is the height of the tree? round to the nearest tenth of a meter

*October 17, 2013 by Marquis*

**math**

The sun hits a building of unknown height so that the building casts a shadow of 517 feet. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the sun is 16 degrees, how tall is the building?

*April 17, 2016 by brad*