Math 115

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?

asked by Debbie
  1. We could set up a proportion and cross multiply. Let x = height of tree.

    5 / x = 0.4 / 1

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. 12.5

    posted by Anonymous

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