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October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014

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**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*

**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**

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*

**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**

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**

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**

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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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**

If a flagpole casts a shadow of 300 ft. and a person standing 6ft tall casts a shadow of 400 ft. at the same time of day. How tall is the flagpole?
*February 6, 2012 by Brianna*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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**

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*

**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!*

**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*

**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**

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 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*

**geometry**

when an elephant casts a 2.5 meter shadow, a man 2 meters tall casts a 1.5 meter shadow. how tall is the elephant
*February 3, 2011 by kay*

**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**

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*

**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**

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**

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*

**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**

Stephanie casts a shadow of 1.2m and she is 1.8m tall. A wind turbine casts a shadow of 10m at the same time that Stephanie measured her shadow. Draw a diagram of this situation and then calculate how tall the wind turbine is.
*January 11, 2014 by Karen*

**math**

a 3ft tall boy casts a 4ft shawdow at the same time a tree casts a 72 foot shawdow using the pythagorean therem find the distance from the top of the tree to the tip of the shawdow
*December 19, 2011 by carly*

**math**

A 60–ft building casts a shadow that is 12 ft long. How tall is a building that casts a shadow of 17 ft at the same time of day?
*August 22, 2012 by Bing*

**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**

If my yard stick casts a shadow of 20inches .holl tall is a flagpole tht casts 25ft shadow
*March 6, 2013 by trevon*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Geometry **

In the diagram, a building casts a 35-ft shadow and a flagpole casts an 8-ft shadow. If the flagpole is 18 ft tall, how tall is the building? Round to the nearest tenth.
*April 27, 2014 by Okay*

**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*

**Algebra**

Ameter stick casts a shadow 1.4 m long at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 7.7 m long. The triangle formed by the meterstick and its shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the flagpole and its shadow. How tall is the flagpole?
*March 24, 2011 by Mack*

**Math**

if a 6 foot man casts an 8 foot shadow what is the height of the building that casts a 72 foot shadow
*January 16, 2014 by Melvin*

**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**

an 80 foot flag pole casts a 30 foot shadow . find the height of the tree if its shadow is 9 feet
*March 6, 2009 by erika*

**trig**

how high is a tree that casts a 30 ft shadow at the same time a 10 ft pole casts a shadow which is 10 ft long?
*June 12, 2011 by Anonymous*

**ALGEBRA**

At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 10 inch woman cast a 3 foot 3 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 8 inch shadow at the same time of day
*June 23, 2013 by sierr*

**Math 9**

A 6 m flagpole casts a 5 m shadow at the same time of the day as a building casts a 28m shadow. How tall is the building? I drew out a flag and a building, with a shadow coming from the top to the ground. What do i do next?
*May 19, 2010 by Jen*

**math**

A flagpole casts a 32-ft shadow. A boy who is 6 feet tall is standing near the flagpole casting a 16-ft shadow. They form similar triangles. How tall is the flagpole?
*December 1, 2012 by veronica*

**Math**

A person is standing next to a flag pole.The person is 6ft tall.She casts a shadow 10 ft long.The flag pole casts a shadow of 45 ft long.How tall is the flag pole.
*January 9, 2011 by Jenny*

**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*

**Math(trig)**

A 10m flagpole casts an 8m shadow at the same time of day as a building casts a 60m shadow. How tall is the building?
*July 21, 2010 by kelly*

**Math**

A tree is 15 ft tall. It casts a shadow 20 ft long. an 8 ft elephant approaches. how long will the elephant's shadow be?
*February 26, 2013 by DJ*

**trig**

A 10m flagpole casts an 8m shadow at the same time of day as a building casts a 60m shadow. How tall is the building?
*July 21, 2010 by kelly*

**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*

**8 Grade Math**

At the same time that a flagpole casts a 4.5 m shadow , a meter stick casts a 1.5 m shadow. How tall is the flagpole ?
*January 25, 2012 by Natalie*

**math**

mr.hemley stands next to the Illionis centennial monument at logan square chicago and casts a shadow that is 18 ft long. The shadow of the monument is 204 ft tall, how tall is the monument?
*November 29, 2012 by lanessa*

**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**

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*

**math**

a building casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301 x=53.6 feet the height of...
*March 3, 2014 by diane*

**Algebra**

a boy 4 ft tall casts a shadow 6 ft long. he stands next to a monument that has a 52 ft long shadow. how tall is the monument?
*June 16, 2011 by Sam*

**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*

**math**

a 9 foot street sign casts a 12 foot shadow. the lamppost next to it castss a 24 foot shadow. how tall is the lamppost?
*January 3, 2011 by kayla*

**math**

Emily and Miranda are standing outside. Emily is 5 feet tall and casts a shadow of 28 inches. Miranda's shadow is 29.4 inches long. Approximately how tall is Miranda?
*May 19, 2011 by Daniel*

**9th grade integrated algebra**

a tree casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day if the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree 32 degrees, what is the height of the tree to the nearest thenth of a foot?
*May 22, 2011 by michaela*

**Math**

When a tree 6.2 meters long casts a shadow 6.5 meters long, how long is a shadow cast by someone 2.2 meters tall?
*January 24, 2012 by Michea*

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

**math**

A six ft tall tent standing next to a cardboard box cast a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?
*August 29, 2012 by sallymae*

**College Algebra**

If a person is 66 inches tall is standing 15 feet away from a streetlight. If the person casts a shadow 84 inches long, how tall is the streetlight?
*June 24, 2011 by Keith*

**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**

A 12-foot tree casts a 22-foot shadow. Find the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree. Round the answer to the nearest tenth.
*October 7, 2014 by celina*

**Math**

A woman wants to measure the height of a nearby tower. She places a pole in the shadow of the tower so that the shadow of the pole is exactly covered by the shadow of the tower. The distance between the pole and the tower is , and the pole casts a shadow that is long. How tall...
*December 19, 2010 by Chloe*

**Math **

In the diagram, a building casts a 20-ft shadow and a flagpole casts a 7-ft shadow. If the flagpole is 12 ft tall, how high is the building? Round to the nearest tenth.
*April 23, 2014 by Peggy *

**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*

**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 6ft. person casts a 4ft. shadow. Next to the person, a lamppost casts a 30ft. shadow. How tall is the lamppost?
*March 6, 2014 by Kimberly*

**math**

jim's 10-foot garage casts a 7-foot shadow. his house has a 17.5-foot shawdow. how tall is his house
*May 23, 2011 by selena*

**math**

how tall is a flag pole when a person is standing 12 meters away and he is 1.5 meters tall and casts a shadow 3 meters long?
*July 10, 2010 by Marpaq007*

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