# ALGERBRA

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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

• ALGERBRA -

x/12 = 8/6

Cross multiply and solve for x.

• ALGERBRA -

16 feet

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16

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