# Math...I think...

posted by Sara

A building casts a shadow 54 feet long at the same time a 6 foot tall man casts a shadow 4 feet long. How tall is the tree?

1. Ms. Sue

Huh??

2. PsyDAG

It would help if you proofread your questions before you posted them.

What tree?

If the building:

x/54 = 6/4

Solve for x.

3. Anonymous

81

## Similar Questions

1. ### 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?
2. ### algebra

if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?
3. ### math

At a given time, the height of an object is directly proportional to the length of the shadow that is cast on the ground. A person 6 feet tall casts a shadow 1 foot long at noon. a) What is the length of the shadow cast by a flagpole …
4. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. A 5-foot-tall boy stands in the shadow so that the end of his shadow lines up with that of the tree. His shadow is 6 feet long. How tall is the tree
5. ### prealgebra

At the same time that a 60-foot tall building casts a shadow that is 21.5 feet long, a nearby tree casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?
6. ### 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?
7. ### math

Don't laugh at me lol...it says Jamal is 5 feet tall. One sunny morning he notices that he casts a shadow that is 2 feet long. If the school building casts a shadow that is 7 feet long at the same time, what is the height of the building?
8. ### Pre algebra

A tree casts a shadow 30 feet long. at the same time of day, 5.5- foot-tall Person casts 5 feet long.how tall is the tree?
9. ### Sue

60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?
10. ### Sue

60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

More Similar Questions