# Matt who stands at 68 inches tall casts an 8 foot shadow at the same time a pear tree casts a 21 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?

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1. ### Math

Matt who stands at 68 inches tall casts an 8 foot shadow at the same time a pear tree casts a 21 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?
2. ### mathematics

A fence post casts a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it casts a 64-foot shadow. How tall is the tree? (1) 66 (2) 70 (3) 74 (4) 78 (5) not enough information is given I believe the correct answer is #1 66 ????
3. ### Geometry

A post tree outside of matts house casts a 12 foot shadow at a certain time of day. At the same time matt, who is 6 feet tall, casts a 2 foot shadow. How tall is the tree? How do I solve this? The marketing department of the company is considering making a keychain with a ...

A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?
5. ### math

A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?
6. ### geomtry

A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?
7. ### geomtry

A tree casts a 25 foot shadow. At the same time of day, a 6 foot man standing near the tree casts a 9 foot shadow. What is the approximate height of the tree to the nearest foot?
8. ### Math 7

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?
9. ### Geometry

mary is 5ft 9 inches tall. she casts a 2 ft shadow. the tree casts a 7 foot shadow. how tall is the tree?
10. ### geometry

if a 5-foot tall bush casts a 2-foot shadow how tall is a tree standing next to the bush that casts an 8-foot shadow at the same time?
11. ### math

a man is 68 inches tall and casts an 8 foot shadow. A tree casts a 21 foot shadow, how tall is the tree
12. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. A 5-foot-tall boy stands in the shadow so that the end of his shadow lines up with that of the tree. His shadow is 6 feet long. How tall is the tree
13. ### prealgebra

At the same time that a 60-foot tall building casts a shadow that is 21.5 feet long, a nearby tree casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

if a person is 6 feet tall and casts a 9 foot shadow, how tall would the shadow of a 100 foot tall tree be?
15. ### Math

A tree in the park makes a shadow on the ground at the same time the basketball post makes a shadow on the ground, as shown. If the height of the basketball post is 10 feet tall, and casts a 30 foot shadow, and the tree casts a 60 feet shadow, use properties of similar ...
16. ### Math...I think...

A building casts a shadow 54 feet long at the same time a 6 foot tall man casts a shadow 4 feet long. How tall is the tree?
17. ### Math 7

how high is a tree that casts a 25 foot shadow at the same time a 6 foot pole casts a 10 foot shadow? Please help! I don't understand how to solve any problem like this!!
18. ### Pre algebra

A tree casts a shadow 30 feet long. at the same time of day, 5.5- foot-tall Person casts 5 feet long.how tall is the tree?
19. ### math

At a given time, the height of an object is directly proportional to the length of the shadow that is cast on the ground. A person 6 feet tall casts a shadow 1 foot long at noon. a) What is the length of the shadow cast by a flagpole known to be 20 feet tall? b) A tree cast a ...
20. ### Math

At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 8 inch woman casts a 3 foot 1 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 7 inch shadow at the same time of day?
21. ### math

at a certain time of day a 5 foot 11 inch woman casts a 3 foot 11 inch shadow. how tall is a nearby tree that casts a 14 foot 5 inch shadow at the same time of day?
22. ### algebra 2

An object's height varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 5 feet tall casts an 8-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree?
23. ### geomary

in sunlight, a vertical stick 7 ft tall casts a shadow 3 ft long. At the same time a nearby tree casts a shadow 11 ft long. How tall is the tree?Round to the nearest tenth.
24. ### math

The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer
25. ### MATH

The height of an object varies directly with the length of its shadow. A person who is 6 feet tall casts a 15-foot shadow. How long is the shadow of a 20-foot tree? answer
26. ### math 115 CH 7

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree? Is this correct ? 1m=.4m 1m÷.4m =2.5m 2.5m X 5m =12.5m
27. ### math

A person that is 1.6 m tall casts a 4 m shadow. At the same time, a nearby tree casts a 12 m shadow. What is the height of the tree to the nearest tenth of a metre?
28. ### Math 115

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
29. ### Math

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is o.4m long. How tall is the tree?
30. ### Math

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5m. At the same time,a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4m long. How tall is the tree?
31. ### Math

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
32. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
33. ### Math

Karen is 63 inches tall and casts a shadow that is 32 inches long. At the same time, a tree casts a shadow that is 81 inches long. How tall is the tree?
34. ### trigonometry

If a tree casts a shadow of 12 feet at the same time that 6 foot person casts a shadow what is the length of the three to the nearst foot
35. ### Geometry 2

In the same location at the same time of day, two trees casts a shadow. The 60-ft tree casts a 12 ft shadow, and the other trees casts a 4 ft shadow. How tall is the other tree? A. 20 ft B. 18 ft C. 52 ft D. 76 ft How do I solve this.. Im confused again...
36. ### math

How high is a tree that casts a 33 foot shadow at the same time a 6 foot pole casts a 4 foot shadow?
37. ### Math

Rod is 6feet tell he casts a 3-foot-long shadow at the Same time a tree casts an 8-foot-long shadow what is the height of the tree
38. ### Geometry

A student wants to determine the height of a tree. She knows that her six foot tall Teacher cast a 10 foot long shadow at the same time that the tree has a 45 foot long shadow. How tall is the tree?
39. ### Math

I have this application that I cant figure out how to work. Please help without giving me the answer. A tree casts a shadow that measures 5 m. At the same time, a meter stick casts a shadow that is 0.4 m long. How tall is the tree?
40. ### Geometry

In a garden, a birdbath 2ft 6 in. tall casts an 18-in. shadow at the same time an oak tree casts a 90-ft shadow. How tall is the oak tree?
41. ### Geometry

In a garden, a birdbath 2ft 6 in. tall casts an 18-in. shadow at the same time an oak tree casts a 90-ft shadow. How tall is the oak tree?
42. ### 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?
43. ### math

A tree casts a shadow 10 ft long. A boy standing next to the tree casts a shadow 2.5 ft long. The triangle sjown for the tree and its shadow is similar to the triangle shown for the boy and his shadow. If the boy is 5 ft tall, how tall is the tree? I got 20 ft. I made a ...
44. ### algebra

at 5 p.m., a person 5 feet tall casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, a flagpole casts a 40-foot shadow?
45. ### math

At the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long, a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall. Which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast?
46. ### Math

A 3m tall post casts a shadow 2m long . If a tree casts a shadow 9m long at the same time how tall is the tree ?
47. ### math

A tree casts a shadow 7.5 ft. long at the same time that a woman 5 ft. tall casts a shadow 3 ft. long. How tall is the tree?
48. ### Math

an oak tree casts a shadow that is 5 meters long. at the same time, a 6.2-meter-tall flagpole casts a shadow 4 meters long. how tall is the tree?
49. ### ALGEBRA

At a certain time of day, a 5 foot 10 inch woman cast a 3 foot 3 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 13 foot 8 inch shadow at the same time of day
50. ### Math

On level ground, a 60-foot-tall vertical building casts a 10-foot shadow. at the same time, another vertical building casts a 25-foot shadow. how many feet tall is the second building?
51. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that measures 4 ft, At the same time, a yardstick casts a shadow that is 9 in long. How tall is the pole? Assuming that the light comes from the same sources (in this case, the sun), the ratio of the yardstick (one yard) and its shadow (9 inches) equal ...
52. ### geometry/algebra

at 5pm a person 5 feet tall casts a 10 foot shadow. at the same time a flagpole casts a 40 foot shadow. what is the height of the flagpole?
53. ### math

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
54. ### math

Math homework help????? please? heres what it says on the paper. Using proportions, you can calculate the dimensions of objects without having to measure them. solve the problems that follow... heres the problem ===================================== amy is 5 feet tall and ...
55. ### math proportions

At a certain time of the day, a 5 foot 1 inch woman casts a 3 foot 4 inch shadow. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a 12 foot 10 inch shadow at the same time of day? Answer in ...
56. ### Geometry

A 3-ft vertical post casts a 24-in shadow at the same time a pine tree casts a 30-ft shadow. How tall is the pine tree?
57. ### Math

Will is five feet tall. He casts a 3 feet shadow at the same time that a tree casts a 9 feet shadow. Use similar triangles to find the height of the tree.
58. ### Math

Jacob stands 4.5 feet tall and casts a 2.7 foot shadow. A. Using this relationship, determine how tall Jacob's house is if the house's shadow measures 19.2 feet. Assume the triangles are similar. B. Explain the concept of indirect measurement and how it is used in this ...
59. ### geometry

A woman who is 6-ft tall casts a 4.5-foot shadow at the same time that a building casts a 75-foot shadow. What is the height of the building in feet?
60. ### math

what is the process for solving the following question? John is 72 inches tall and casts a 40 inch shadow. A monument casts a 24 foot shadow. How tall is the monument?
61. ### math

The shadow of a 5-foot tall post is 10 feet long. At the same time a tree casts a shadow that is 24 feet long. What is the height of the tree? A. 2 feet B.14 feet C. 12 feet D. There is not enough information to solve the problem
62. ### 9th grade integrated algebra

a tree casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day if the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree 32 degrees, what is the height of the tree to the nearest thenth of a foot?
63. ### math

a man is 6ft tall and he casts a shadow of 5 ft, if a tree casts a 30ft shadow, how tall is the tree?
64. ### math

A tree casts a shadow of 28 feet. At the same time, a biologist who is 7 feet tall casts a shadow of 2 feet. How tall is the tree?
65. ### math

a fence post a 4-foot shadow at the same time that a tree next to it cast a 64-foot shadow. how tall os the tree? a)66 b)70 c)74 d)78 e)not enought information is given
66. ### pre alg

jane is standing next to a tree. the tree casts a shadow that is 11.2 ft long. she is 5.6 ft tall and her shadow measures 3.8 ft. How tall is the tree?
67. ### math

how high is a tree that cast a 24-foot shadow at the same time a 9-foot pole casts a shadow which is 3-feet long
68. ### Geometry

Starla is 5feet 9inches tall. To find the height of a tree,she measured her shadow and the tree's shadow. Her shadow was 8feet long when the trees shadow was 30 feet long. To the nearest foot,how tall is the tree?
69. ### Math

Use similar triangle to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall standing 140 feet from the base of a tree and the tree casts a 150 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 10 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?
70. ### math

On a sunny day, a tree casts a shadow 60 feet long. At the same time, a yardstick casts a shadow 2 feet long. How tall it the tree??
71. ### Math

if a flagpole is 20ft tall and casts a shadow of 27ft how tall is a building that casts a shadow of 185ft? write a proportion and solve. round your answer to the nearest foot.
72. ### algrbra

A pine tree casts a shadow that is 49 feet long. A 10 foot sign next to it casts a shadow that is 8 feet long. How tall is the pine tree?
73. ### MATH

A person who is 6 feet tall is standing 117 feet from the base of a tree, and the tree casts a 130 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 13 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?
74. ### Math

A 12 foot-high pole casts a 9 foot long shadow, at the same time of day, what would be the length of a shadow cast by a 45 foot-long tree
75. ### word problems

miguel is 5ft 10 inches tall On a sunny day he casts a shadow of 4ft 2 inches long. At the same time, a nearby electric tower casts a shadow 8ft 9 inches long. How tall is the tower? Please help me set up the equation. Do i use is actual height or his shadow?
76. ### math

A 12-foot tree casts a 22-foot shadow. Find the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree. Round the answer to the nearest tenth.
77. ### algebra

if a 6-foot -tall man casts a shadow that is 13 feet long, how tall is a tree that casts a shaow that is 169 feet long?
78. ### math

You are 64 inches tall and your shadow is 72 inches long. A tree casts a shadow of 144 inches. How tall is the tree?
79. ### ALGERBRA

A TREE CASTS A SHADOW 12 FEET LONG. AT THE SAME TIME A VERTICAL ROD 8 FEET HIGH CASTS A SHADOW THAT IS 6 FEET LONG. HOW TALL IS THE TREE
80. ### Math

A man wants to remove a tall pine tree from his yard. Before he goes to home depot, he needs to know how tall an extension ladder he needs to purchase. He measure the shadow of the tree to be 225 feet long. At the same time he measures the shadow of a 4 foot stick to be 3 feet...
81. ### Math

You are ﬁ ve feet tall and cast a seven-foot eight-inch shadow. At the same time, a basketball hoop casts a 19-foot shadow. How tall is the basketball hoop? Assume the triangles are similar.
82. ### ratio and proportion

832 foot tree casts a shadow of 18 foot how long will the shadow be for a 22 foot tree

Indirect Measurement: A tree casts a shadow 8 ft long. A 6 ft man casts a shadow 4 ft long. The triangle formed by the tree and its shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the mad and his shadow. How tall is the tree? **PLEASE give a step-by-step explanation**
84. ### elemetary elgabra

A tree casts a shadow 25 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 57-cm tall statue is 66 cm long. Find the height of the tree to the nearest meter.
85. ### Trigonometry

A tree casts a shadow 38 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 34 centimeter tall statue is 69 cm long. Find the height of the tree to the nearest tenth.
86. ### Pre-Algebra

A student is 5 ft tall and casts a shadow 10 ft long. A nearby tree casts a shadow 60 ft long. Find the height h of the tree.
87. ### Math

in the woods is a cellular tower that is 72 feet tall and has a 60 foot shadow. next to it is a tree with a 40 foot shadow. how tall is the tree
88. ### math

A tree cast a 24 foot shadow at the same time a fence post 5 feet high cast a 4 foot shadow. How tall is the tree?
89. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.
90. ### math

A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.
91. ### Math

henry is 5ft tall and casts a shadow that is 15ft long a tree next to henry casts a 324-ft long shadow. how tall is the tree?
92. ### Fundamentals of Math

A tree casts a shadow 36 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 49-centimeter tall statue is 90 cm long. Find the height of the tree. Round to the nearest tenth.

a tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. the angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of the tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree to the nearest foot.
94. ### geometrY

to estimate the height of a tree, Dave stands in the shadow of the tree so that his shadow and the tree's shadow end at the same point. Dave is 6 feet 4 inches tall and his shadow is 15 feet long. If he is standing 66 feet away from the tree, what is the height of this tree?
95. ### Math

Stanely is 6ft tall. He wants to stand in the shade of a tree that is 35ft tall. If the tree casts a 10ft shadow, what is the farthest Stanely can stand from the tree and be completely in its shadow? Round your answer to nearest tenth of a roof?
96. ### math

You want to determine the height of your school. The building casts a 6 foot shadow at the same time you cast a 15 inch shadow. If you are 5 feet tall how tall is the building?
97. ### Principal of Math

a tree casts a shadow 29m long. at the same time the shadow cast b a 61cm tall statue is 82cm long. find the height of the tree. round results to the nearest unit.
98. ### Intermediate Algebra

If a 9-foot tall adult elephant casts an 18-foot shadow, how long is the shadow of the 6-foot zookeeper? Use a proportion to set up and solve an equation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot if necessary.
99. ### Algebra

A tree is 38.5 feet tall casts a shadow that is 9 feet 4 inches long.A utility pole beside the tree casts a shadow that is sixty-four inches long.Find the height of the utility pole. Show work
100. ### Math

A person who is 60in. tall casts a shadow that is 15in. long. How tall is a nearby tree that casts a shadow that is 40 in. long?