# maths

A tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at the time when a 3-foot tall casts a shadow of 1.7 feet. what is the height of the tree?

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1. 3/1.7 = t/34

Cross multiply and solve for t

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Ms. Sue
2. h devided by 3
& 34 divided by 1.7
h/3=34/1.7
3x34/1.7

h=60 feet

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3. h devided by 3
& 34 divided by 1.7
h/3 = 34/1.7 next cross
3x34/1.7

h=60 feet

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4. A tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at the time when a 3-foof tall child casts a shadow of 1.7 feet.What is the height of the tree?

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