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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 -

    Don't you understand the solution I posted for you?

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1301010240

  • geomtry -

    obviously not

  • geomtry -

    your suppose to use Pythagorean Theorem
    (a2+b2=c2

  • geomtry -

    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.

  • geomtry -

    The angle of depression from the top of the tree to the tip of the shadow is 25°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest tenth.

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