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amy is 5 feet tall and casts a 4 foot shadow. the pine tree has an 8 foot shawdow. how tall is the pine tree

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  1. Cross multiply and solve this proportion.

    5/4 = x/8

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 8 divided by 4=2 2•5=10 hope this helped!

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  3. A 5 foot girl casts a 4 foot shadow, a nearby stop sign casts an 8 foot shadow. How tall is the stop sign?

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