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July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014

Number of results: 8,039

**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 **

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**

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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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**

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 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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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 115 foot foot casts a 147 foot shadow, what is the degree of elevation to the sun
*June 28, 2011 by mike *

**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*

**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 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**

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**

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 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*

** 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 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**

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*

**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**

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*

**Geometry**

A 2ft. vertical post casts a 16in. shadow at the same time a nearby cell phone tower casts a 120ft. shadow. How tall is the cell phone tower?
*September 7, 2013 by Ronnie*

**Intermediate Algebra**

A 6-foot man cast a shadow of 2.5ft. At the same time of the day, a tree cast a shadow of 25 ft. How tall is the tree?
*December 2, 2012 by Wanda*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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 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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**Geometry**

A 38 foot tree casts a 16 foot shadow what is the angle of elavation of the sun to the nearest degree?
*December 11, 2012 by Shelby*

**alge**

The angle of elevation of the sun is 31 degrees. Find the length of the shadow, to the nearest foot, of a man that is 6 feet tall.
*March 30, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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 fence post a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it cast a 64-foot shadow. how tall os the tree? a)66 b)70 c)74 d)78 e)not enought information is given
*May 10, 2010 by morgan*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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**

If a building casts a 20 ft shadow and a flagpole casts a 7 ft shadow and the flagpole is 12 ft tall, how high is the building?
*June 8, 2011 by HONEY *

**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**

math word problem a building 240ft tall casts a 100 foot long shadow. If a person stands at the end of the shadow and looks up to the top of the building, what is the angle of the persons eyes to the top of the building(to the nearest hundredth of a degree)?(assume the persons...
*April 29, 2013 by Jay*

**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*

**9gr**

1. At 11:00 a.m. a one-meter-high mailbox casts a 0.7-meter shadow. If a pole beside the mailbox casts a 28-meter shadow, how tall is that pole? 400 m 40 m 0.4 m 4 m
*September 9, 2010 by David*

**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**

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**

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**

a person 2m tall casts a shadow 1 m long when a building has a 6-m shadow. How high is the building? any help would be greatly appreciated!
*February 14, 2010 by Amy*

**physics**

A man 2 m tall is walking away from a lamppost which is 6m tall at a rate of 2 m/s. Find the rate of change of a)the tip of the shadow b) the length of his shadow
*February 17, 2010 by calculus*

**Math**

A 40ft tall monument casts a shadow that just reaches the base of a 4ft tall parking meter. If the parking meter's shadow is 6.5ft long, how far apart are the monument and the meter?
*February 20, 2013 by Betsy*

**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*

**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*

**MATH**

13. A tree casts a shadow of 17 ft. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 68°. To the nearest foot, what is the height of the tree? 14. The angle of depression of a diver from the boat is 34°, and the diver is 367 ft deep. To the nearest ...
*March 8, 2010 by Karla*

**arithmetic**

I am 5'2 and cast a shadow 3' long. My friend casts a shadow 3' 5" long. How tall is he?
*February 4, 2011 by Donna*

**Math**

A 6 ft man stands by a 30 ft tower and casts a 10 ft shadow. How long is the shadow cast by the tower and what time is it?
*December 16, 2013 by Andrea*

**Math**

A 6 ft man stands by a 30 ft tower and casts a 10 ft shadow. How long is the shadow cast by the tower and what time is it?
*December 16, 2013 by Andrea*

**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*

**math**

A tree cast a 24 foot shadow at the same time a fence post 5 feet high cast a 4 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?
*February 1, 2012 by Rue Ann*

**Precalculus**

A tower casts a 235-foot-long shadow. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tower is 66.3°, how high is the tower?
*December 13, 2010 by Mike*

**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*

**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**

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*

**Calculus**

A street light is at the top of a 19 foot tall pole. A 6 foot tall woman walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 30 feet from the base of the pole?
*April 3, 2012 by Joe*

**math**

A 6 ft tall person cast a shadow 15 ft long. At the same time a nearby tower casts a shadow 100 ft long. Find the height of the tower.
*January 31, 2013 by april*

**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**

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 Help in need of urgent assistance**

A tower casts a 235-foot-long shadow. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tower is 66.3°, how high is the tower? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
*December 13, 2010 by Jess*

**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 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**

A vertical pole 3m tall casts a shadow 1.8m long what is the angle?
*November 4, 2013 by Youjaye*

**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 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**

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*

**math**

How high is a wall that casts a 15ft shadow at the same time that a 4ft flag pole casts a 4ft shadow?
*November 23, 2012 by michelle*

**Math**

How high is a wall that casts a 10ft shadow @ the same time that a 6ft flag pole casts a 6ft shadow
*February 28, 2013 by Amber*

**math**

A 6 ft pole casts a shadow of 8ft long while a nearby flagpole casts a shadow of 56 ftlong. What is the height of the flagpole?
*March 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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**

a flagpole casts a shadow 3 meters long . a woman near the pole cast shadow 0.75 meters long. the woman is 1.5 meters tall. how tall is the flag pole?
*September 27, 2012 by rizza domingo*

**math**

A 6ft man stands next to a 100ft. tall building. the man's shadow is 8ft. long. How long is the building's shadow?
*January 21, 2013 by veronica*

**trig**

A woman that is 5'4" stands 15 ft from a streetlight and casts a four-foot long shadow. Determine the height of the streetlight and the degree measure of the angle of elevation form the tip of her shadow to the top of the streetlight, both accurate to two decimal places.
*September 23, 2012 by paige*

**TRIG**

A 5.5 ft tall woman casts a 6.2 ft shadow. Find the angle of elevation of the sun.
*September 11, 2011 by Samantha*

**math**

A building casts a 20 ft shadow. At the same time, a nearby 10 ft maple tree casts a shadow of 8 ft. What is the height of the building?
*March 6, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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**

On a sunny afternoon. The stratosphere tower casts a shadow that is 140 meters long. At the same a nearby flagpole that is 10 meters tall cast a shadow that is 4 meters long . WrirÃƒÂ© silve the problem
*December 12, 2012 by ivan*

**math**

A 3,5 m-long stick casts a shadow that measures 5,2 m on the ground what is the height of a flagpole that casts a 29,2 m-long shadow?
*July 16, 2014 by Michelle Nkadimeng*

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