# 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?

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1. what are you doing

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posted by Mikiya
2. im doing inderect measurement

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posted by Mikiya
3. Let X = tree height.

X/146 = 5.6/11.2

Solve for X.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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