Tuesday

December 1, 2015
Number of results: 32,497

**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?
*January 31, 2012 by sarah*

**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?
*April 24, 2012 by Trevor*

**Math**

A man who is 6.2 ft tall casts a shadow that is 13.6 ft long. Find the height of a petrified stump that casts a 16.9 ft shadow.
*November 21, 2015 by Carlos*

**Math**

The shadow of an object varies directly as its height h. A man 1.8 m tall casts a shadow 4.32 m long. If at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 12.8 m long, how how is the flagpole?
*September 20, 2015 by Jennylyn*

**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*

**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?
*July 19, 2012 by jane*

**Pre-algebra**

A pole that is 3.1m tall casts a shadow that is 1.64m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 50.25m long. How tall is the building? Round your answer to the nearest meter.
*May 7, 2012 by Darlene*

**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?
*September 22, 2007 by --*

**Algebra**

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?: a. 86.4 in. b. 5 ft 3 in. c. 5 ft 1 in. d. 64 in.
*March 11, 2008 by Mike*

**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*

**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**

A post tree outside of matts house casts a 12 foot shadow at a certain time of day. At the same time matt, who is 6 feet tall, casts a 2 foot shadow. How tall is the tree? How do I solve this? The marketing department of the company is considering making a keychain with a ...
*April 3, 2015 by Hannah*

**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*

**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 pole that is 3.2m tall casts a shadow that is 1.4m long. At the same time, a nearby tower casts a shadow that is 39.5m long. How tall is the tower? Round your answer to the nearest meter.
*November 14, 2015 by Michelle*

**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*

**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*

**math**

A fence post 3ft tall casts a shadow 16ft long . At the same time ,the barn casts a shadow 96ft long. how tall is the barn?
*November 3, 2010 by Dj*

**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**

Alicia is 5ft tall. she casts a shadow that measures 6 1/2 feet long at the same time that a sculpture in the park casts a shadow 12 ft long. which of the following is the approximate height of the sculpture? a) 2.0 miles b) 6.6 miles c) 12 miles d) 15.6 miles
*October 11, 2010 by Tiffany*

**math**

A pole that is 2.9m tall casts a shadow that is 1.39m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 36.75m long. How tall is the building.
*August 2, 2010 by Jessica Padilla*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

if a flagpole is 20ft tall and casts a shadow of 27ft how tall is a building that casts a shadow of 185ft? write a proportion and solve. round your answer to the nearest foot.
*October 30, 2014 by Avery*

**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*

**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?
*June 5, 2012 by Your Mom*

**word problems**

miguel is 5ft 10 inches tall On a sunny day he casts a shadow of 4ft 2 inches long. At the same time, a nearby electric tower casts a shadow 8ft 9 inches long. How tall is the tower? Please help me set up the equation. Do i use is actual height or his shadow?
*January 15, 2015 by april*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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
*January 17, 2012 by jacob thorn*

**geometry**

A fire hydrant that is 1.5 feet high casts a shadow that is 2.5 feet long. At the same time of day, a lamppost casts a shadow 15 feet long. What is the height of the lamppost?
*November 3, 2015 by jay*

**Math**

If a man casts 14 foot and a child casts a 9'4" shadow at the same time how tall is the man?
*March 24, 2013 by Shanequa*

**geometry **

A 6ft tall man casts a 10ft shadow next to his 4ft tall daughter how long is her shadow ? I Don't Get The Question
*January 23, 2015 by Mercedes*

**geometry**

a flagpole casts a 73 foot shadow. Habib is 5 feet tall and his shadow is 12 feet. How tall is the flagpole?
*March 2, 2012 by lynze*

**math**

You want to determine the height of your school. The building casts a 6 foot shadow at the same time you cast a 15 inch shadow. If you are 5 feet tall how tall is the building?
*February 23, 2012 by helen*

**math**

The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington D.C. At the same time the monument casts a shadow that is about 500 feet long, a 40 foot flagpole nearby casts a shadow that is about 36 feet long. Make a sketch. Find the approximate height of the monument.
*February 20, 2012 by Eleanna*

**algebra**

a man 6.2 feet tall stands 12 feet away from a streetlight and casts a 5 ft shadow. How tall is the streetlight?
*December 3, 2011 by sushmitha*

**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*

**MATH WORD PROBLEM**

MEASUREMENT: A woman is 5 ft tall and her shadow is 4ft long a nearby tree has a shadow 30 ft long. how tall is the tree? my answer i got was; 37.5 ft is that right? a man is standing near a totem pole. the man is 74 in tall. his shadow is 4ft long. the shadow of the totem ...
*January 31, 2012 by marko*

**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**

A building 35ft tall casts a shadow 105ft long .Patty casts a shadow 16.5 ft long. how tall is Patty?
*November 3, 2010 by Dj*

**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.
*April 6, 2011 by Leila*

**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*

**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*

**math**

what is the process for solving the following question? John is 72 inches tall and casts a 40 inch shadow. A monument casts a 24 foot shadow. How tall is the monument?
*February 24, 2012 by n*

**geometry**

Marcia is 1.5 meters tall. She casts a shadow that is 2 meters long. A nearby building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. How tall is the building? (Hint: Use the properties of similar triangles.) A. 48 m B. 36 m C. 18 m D. 7 m
*January 7, 2013 by eddie*

**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.
*May 16, 2010 by Lia*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**8 th grade**

person 6 ft.tall casts a shadow of 8 ft. long what is height of nearby building that casts a 72 ft shadow at same time
*May 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

An adult giraffe that is 17.8 ft tall casts a shadow that is 65.9 ft long. Find the height of a baby elephant that casts a 11.8 ft shadow.
*August 9, 2015 by shaneika*

**math**

a boy 45 in tall casts a shadow 90 long. At the same time his father casts a shadow 144 in
*October 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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
*May 3, 2011 by gjhjhvvjh*

**math**

set up and label the proportion A 6 ft tall ten standing next to a cardboard box casts a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?
*November 9, 2010 by lilly*

**math **

A 2ft tall cardboard box standing next to an adult giraffe casts a 1 ft shadow. If the adult giraffe casts a shadow that is 7 ft long,then how tall is it. Answer 14 ft
*October 13, 2015 by reana*

**math!**

1. a flagpole is 20ft tall and casts a 28ft long shadow . a tree has a shadow that is 49 ft long. how tall is the tree? 2. there are 6 pieces of paper in a box numbered 1 through 6. mark needs to pick a 3 and then a 5 in order to win. the first pick is not replaced. what are ...
*May 31, 2010 by Sara!*

**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*

**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*

**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?
*December 16, 2013 by Griffin*

**Intermediate Algebra**

If a 9-foot tall adult elephant casts an 18-foot shadow, how long is the shadow of the 6-foot zookeeper? Use a proportion to set up and solve an equation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot if necessary.
*July 12, 2015 by Dora*

**math**

police officer johnson is 6.2 ft tall and casts a 2.3 ft shadow. at the same time. his nearby car casts a shadow which is 12 ft long. write a proportion to find the hight of the SUV.
*November 29, 2012 by ANNONIMUS*

**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*

**math**

Set up and Label the proportion Answer and round your answer to the nearest whole number. A 6 ft tall tent standing next to a cardboard box casts a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?
*November 9, 2010 by Kylie*

**physics**

A man 1.92 m tall, walking near a street light at night, casts a 3.88 m long shadow directly in front of him. The lightpost is 5.82 m behind the man. How tall is the lightpost?
*August 30, 2015 by chantal*

**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**

a 6.5 ft tall car standing next to an adult elephant casts a 33.2 ft shadow. If the adult elephant casts a shadow that is 51.5 ft long then how tall is it?
*November 9, 2010 by lilly*

**math proportions**

At a certain time of the day, a 5 foot 1 inch woman casts a 3 foot 4 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 12 foot 10 inch shadow at the same time of day? Answer in ...
*February 26, 2015 by shay*

**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 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.
*May 23, 2013 by Ashley*

**math**

Suppose the space needle in seattle washington casts a 220 ft shadow at the same time a nearby tourist cast a 2- foot shadow if the tourist is 5.5 feet tall how tall is the space needle
*March 5, 2012 by help*

**math**

How tall is a man that casts a shadow at the same time a 40 ft. building casts a 60 ft shadow?
*April 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Maths**

4. Tonya is 1.3 meters tall. She stands 7 meters in front of a tree and casts a shadow 1.8 meters long. How tall is the tree?
*November 12, 2014 by Tim *

**math**

a traffic sign casts a shadow 6ft long while a mailbox next to it casts a shadow 3ft long. if the traffic sin is 7 ft high how tall is the mailbox
*March 1, 2015 by Jill*

**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?
*October 17, 2012 by Elbunie*

**math**

at a certain time of day a 5 foot 11 inch woman casts a 3 foot 11 inch shadow. how tall is a nearby tree that casts a 14 foot 5 inch shadow at the same time of day?
*February 23, 2015 by zana*

**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**

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*

**Math**

in the woods is a cellular tower that is 72 feet tall and has a 60 foot shadow. next to it is a tree with a 40 foot shadow. how tall is the tree
*December 18, 2014 by Clare*

**Math**

A 12 foot-high pole casts a 9 foot long shadow, at the same time of day, what would be the length of a shadow cast by a 45 foot-long tree
*April 7, 2015 by Taylor*

**math**

A tower casts a shadow 11 feet long. The distance from the top of the tower to the end of the shadow is 61 feet. how many feet tall is the tower? 61Squared = 11squared = h squared 3721 = 121 + h squared -121 = -121 3600 = h squared I get stuck at this point. Please help!
*January 22, 2015 by Beth*

**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 ...
*December 16, 2013 by Griffin*

**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*

**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*