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A tree casts a 50 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 4 foot man standing near the tree casts a 10 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?

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  1. Can someone answer the question, i'm kind of in a rush.

    posted by Your Mom
  2. Cross multiply and solve for x.

    x/50 = 4/10

    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. Thanks(:

    posted by Your Mom
  4. You're welcome.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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