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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?

  • geometry -

    Cross multiply this proportion and solve for x.

    x/25 = 6/9

  • geomtry -

    37.5 feet

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