Math

The Sun hits a 30 foot flagpole at a 60° angle and casts an unobstructed 52 foot shadow. If a building is built 32 feet away, what height will the shadow strike the side of the building? (round to nearest tenth)

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. The angle does not really matter. Using similar triangles,

    h/20 = 30/52

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. 11

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. 11.5

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. Lynn is correct

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  5. 89

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  6. i dont know

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  7. 11.5

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    The shadow of an object varies directly as its height h. A man 1.8 m tall casts a shadow 4.32 m long. If at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 12.8 m long, how how is the flagpole?

  2. math

    A flagpole casts a shadow that is 30 feet long. At the same time, a man standing nearby who is 6 feet tall casts a shadow that is 60 inches long. How tall is the flagpole to the nearest foot?

  3. Math

    From a point x = 110 feet in front of a public library, the angles of elevation to the base of the flagpole and the top of the flagpole are θ = 27.5° and 39° 45', respectively. The flagpole is mounted on the front of the

  4. Precalculus

    A 60-foot tree casts a shadow 85 feet long. The sine of the angle of elevation of the top of the tree to the sun is approximately ___. A. .82 B. .75 C. .58 D. .33

  1. Pre Calculus

    A 40-foot flagpole casts a 30-foot shadow. How do you Find o, the angle of elevation?

  2. Pre-Calculus-Trig

    A pole tilts 12 degrees from the vertical, away from the sun, casts a 34 foot long shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of the pole is 64 degrees. How long is the pole?

  3. algebra 2

    a flagpole casts a 60 foot shadow when the angle of elevation of the sun is 35 degrees. find the height of the flagpole

  4. maths

    John wishes to determine the height of a flagpole. He takes a sighting of the top of the flagpole from point P. He then moves further away from the flagpole by 20 metres to point Q and takes a second sighting. Given the angle Q is

  1. GEOMETRY

    A PERSON STANDING 30 FEET FROM A FLAGPOLE CAN SEE THE TOP OF THE POLE AT A 35 DEGREE ANGLE OF ELEVATION. THE PERSON'S EYE LEVEL IS 5 FEET FROM THE GROUND. FIND THE HEIGHT OF THE FLAGPOLE TO THE NEAREST FOOT.

  2. Math

    A flagpole casts a shadow of 23.5 feet long.at the same time of day, Ana, who is 5.5 feet tall, casts a shadow that is 7.5 feet long. How tall in feet is the flagpole?

  3. Trig

    When the angle of elevation of the sun is 61°​, a telephone pole that is tilted at an angle of 8° directly away from the sun casts a shadow 20 feet long. Determine the length of the pole to the nearest foot. I'm stuck halfway

  4. Geometry

    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.

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.