# Algebra

Juan and Anita are standing together in the schoolyard. Juan, who is 6 feet 2 inches tall, casts a shadow that is 54 inches long. At the same time, Anita casts a shadow that is 46 inches long. How tall is Anita?:
a. 86.4 in.
b. 5 ft 3 in.
c. 5 ft 1 in.
d. 64 in.

1. You have two similar triangles.

Set up ratios from each and solve.

posted by Reiny
2. 5ft 1 in

posted by karen

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