# a traffic sign casts a shadow 6ft long while a mailbox next to it casts a shadow 3ft long. if the traffic sin is 7 ft high how tall is the mailbox

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1. ## 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?

asked by Mary on August 15, 2012
2. ## math

At 3:00 PM a man 146 cm tall casts a shadow 136 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 177 m long. How tall is the building?

asked by laurens on April 27, 2014
3. ## math

A pole that is 2.9m tall casts a shadow that is 1.39m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 36.75m long. How tall is the building.

4. ## Math

A Ferris wheel is 136 feet tall. It casts a 34-foot shadow. What is the height, in feet, of a nearby man that casts a shadow of 1.5 feet? Enter the correct value.

asked by Liya on January 13, 2020
5. ## 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

asked by keisha on November 24, 2007
6. ## geometry

Marcia is 1.5 meters tall. She casts a shadow that is 2 meters long. A nearby building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. How tall is the building? (Hint: Use the properties of similar triangles.) A. 48 m B. 36 m C. 18 m D. 7 m

asked by eddie on January 7, 2013
7. ## math

A flagpole casts a shadow that is 30 feet long. At the same time, a man standing nearby who is 6 feet tall casts a shadow that is 60 inches long. How tall is the flagpole to the nearest foot?

asked by iker on March 26, 2019
8. ## 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?

asked by fred on March 13, 2009
9. ## CALCULUS

At 3:00 PM a man 144 cm tall casts a shadow 146 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 171 m long. How tall is the building? Give your answer in meters. (You may need the fact that 100 cm = 1 m.)

asked by Stumped Student on September 19, 2007
10. ## geometry

A pole that is 2.9 m tall casts a shadow that is 1.02 m long. At the same time, a nearby tower casts a shadow that is 39.75 m long. How tall is the tower

asked by kala on May 26, 2020
11. ## trig

how high is a tree that casts a 30 ft shadow at the same time a 10 ft pole casts a shadow which is 10 ft long?

asked by Anonymous on June 12, 2011
12. ## 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?

asked by Debbie on December 6, 2008
13. ## 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?

asked by Alexa on November 30, 2015
14. ## Pre-algebra

A pole that is 3.1m tall casts a shadow that is 1.64m long. At the same time, a nearby building casts a shadow that is 50.25m long. How tall is the building? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

asked by Darlene on May 7, 2012
15. ## 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.

asked by quannia on March 20, 2014
16. ## Algebra

How high is a tree that casts a 22 from shadow at the same time that a 4 ft fence post casts a 4 ft shadow the trees height is

asked by Tina on December 24, 2017
17. ## geometry

A fire hydrant that is 1.5 feet high casts a shadow that is 2.5 feet long. At the same time of day, a lamppost casts a shadow 15 feet long. What is the height of the lamppost?

asked by jay on November 3, 2015
18. ## math

On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest foot.

asked by Lia on May 16, 2010
19. ## math

How high is a tree that casts a 26​-ft shadow at the same time a 8​-ft post casts a shadow which is 11​-ft ​long?

asked by brody on November 14, 2019
20. ## 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?

asked by stoker on July 1, 2013
21. ## 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

asked by Debbie on December 9, 2008
22. ## Sue

60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

asked by Anonymous on May 26, 2018
23. ## math

Don't laugh at me lol...it says Jamal is 5 feet tall. One sunny morning he notices that he casts a shadow that is 2 feet long. If the school building casts a shadow that is 7 feet long at the same time, what is the height of the building?

asked by timothy on March 26, 2015
24. ## Algebra

Ameter stick casts a shadow 1.4 m long at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 7.7 m long. The triangle formed by the meterstick and its shadow is similar to the triangle formed by the flagpole and its shadow. How tall is the flagpole?

asked by Mack on March 24, 2011
25. ## 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?

asked by Sara on March 1, 2013
26. ## GEOMETRY

Alicia is 5ft tall. she casts a shadow that measures 6 1/2 feet long at the same time that a sculpture in the park casts a shadow 12 ft long. which of the following is the approximate height of the sculpture? a) 2.0 miles b) 6.6 miles c) 12 miles d) 15.6

asked by Tiffany on October 11, 2010
27. ## algebra

roger is 5 feet tall and casts a shadow 3.5 feet longer. at the same time,the flagpole outside his school casts a shadow 14 feet long. write and solve a proportion to find the height of the flagpole.

asked by masruja on November 1, 2015
28. ## 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

asked by JOHN DUNN on June 13, 2014
29. ## 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.

asked by Avery on October 30, 2014
30. ## 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

asked by carol on March 7, 2007
31. ## math

A tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at tha time when a3-foot toll child casts a shadow of 1.7 feet what is the height of the three

asked by Mekarim on November 11, 2019
32. ## mathematics

a tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at time when a 3-foot tall child casts a shadow of 1.7feet. What is the height of the tree?

asked by tefera Kassa on January 17, 2020
33. ## math

A 6.5 foot tall person casts a shadow that is 10 feet long. How tall is a building that casts a shadow that is 43 feet long?

asked by ginger on July 17, 2014
34. ## math

a traffic sign casts a shadow 6ft long while a mailbox next to it casts a shadow 3ft long. if the traffic sin is 7 ft high how tall is the mailbox

asked by Jill on March 1, 2015
35. ## Math

How high is a wall that casts a 10ft shadow @ the same time that a 6ft flag pole casts a 6ft shadow

asked by Amber on February 28, 2013
36. ## Geometry

A 4.5 ft mailbox post casts a 6 ft shadow. A nearby flagpole casts an 20 ft shadow. How tall is the flagpole?

asked by Help on May 20, 2016
37. ## 9gr

1. At 11:00 a.m. a one-meter-high mailbox casts a 0.7-meter shadow. If a pole beside the mailbox casts a 28-meter shadow, how tall is that pole? 400 m 40 m 0.4 m 4 m

asked by David on September 9, 2010
38. ## MATH

If a flagpole casts a shadow of 300 ft. and a person standing 6ft tall casts a shadow of 400 ft. at the same time of day. How tall is the flagpole?

asked by Brianna on February 6, 2012
39. ## math

An adult giraffe that is 17.8 ft tall casts a shadow that is 65.9 ft long. Find the height of a baby elephant that casts a 11.8 ft shadow.

asked by shaneika on August 9, 2015
40. ## Math

A man who is 6.2 ft tall casts a shadow that is 13.6 ft long. Find the height of a petrified stump that casts a 16.9 ft shadow.

asked by Carlos on November 21, 2015

person 6 ft.tall casts a shadow of 8 ft. long what is height of nearby building that casts a 72 ft shadow at same time

asked by Anonymous on May 14, 2012
42. ## math

police officer johnson is 6.2 ft tall and casts a 2.3 ft shadow. at the same time. his nearby car casts a shadow which is 12 ft long. write a proportion to find the hight of the SUV.

asked by ANNONIMUS on November 29, 2012
43. ## math

a boy 45 in tall casts a shadow 90 long. At the same time his father casts a shadow 144 in

asked by Anonymous on October 19, 2012
44. ## Math

The shadow of an object varies directly as its height h. A man 1.8 m tall casts a shadow 4.32 m long. If at the same time a flagpole casts a shadow 12.8 m long, how how is the flagpole?

asked by Jennylyn on September 20, 2015
45. ## math

A 3,5 m-long stick casts a shadow that measures 5,2 m on the ground what is the height of a flagpole that casts a 29,2 m-long shadow?

46. ## Math

A 6ft. person casts a 4ft. shadow. Next to the person, a lamppost casts a 30ft. shadow. How tall is the lamppost?

asked by Kimberly on March 6, 2014
47. ## math

a vertical flagpole casts a shadow of 12ft long at the same time that a nearby vertical past 8ft casts a shadow 3ft long. Find the height of the pole

asked by ann on November 22, 2014
48. ## geometry

A 6ft tall man casts a 10ft shadow next to his 4ft tall daughter how long is her shadow ? I Don't Get The Question

asked by Mercedes on January 23, 2015
49. ## 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?

asked by Angela on May 21, 2008
50. ## algebra

Calculate the height based on the shadow of a tree that casts a shadow of 27m, at that time the pole of about 70cm casts a shadow of 1.20m.

asked by Krishnamurthy on April 21, 2020
51. ## math

Mr Noonans daughter Kira is 5 feet tall. She casts a shadow that measures 216 feet long at the sme time that a sculture in the park casts a shadow 12 feet long. Which of the following is the approximate height of the sculpture?

asked by Sabrena on January 24, 2012
52. ## 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...

asked by monique n on April 14, 2010
53. ## math

A CACTUS CASTS A SHADOW THAT IS 14ft 7in long. A gate nearby casts a shadow that is 5 ft long. Estimate the height of the cactus.

asked by aleina on February 2, 2016
54. ## math

if a 6 foot vertical rod casts a shadow 15 feet long, how high is a flagpole that casts a shadow 60 feet long? i know this is multiplication, but i don't know how to set it up. 10 feet?

asked by jocelyn on February 27, 2012
55. ## 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?

asked by scooby91320002 on August 12, 2009
56. ## 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?

asked by Danielle on March 6, 2008
57. ## 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?

asked by Kati on August 12, 2009
58. ## 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?

asked by Patricia on December 6, 2007
59. ## math

A 6 ft pole casts a shadow of 8ft long while a nearby flagpole casts a shadow of 56 ftlong. What is the height of the flagpole?

asked by Anonymous on March 6, 2013
60. ## algebra

how high is a tree that casts a 30ft shodow at the same time a 12ft pole casts a shodow which is 6ft long

asked by karon on December 13, 2011
61. ## algebra

how high is a tree that casts a 30ft shodow at the same time a 12ft pole casts a shodow which is 6ft long

asked by karon on December 13, 2011
62. ## 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.

asked by troi on December 15, 2014
63. ## geometry

How tall is a tower if it casts a shadow 65 ft long at the same time that a building 160 ft tall casts a shadow 130 ft long?

asked by drew on February 16, 2012
64. ## 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

asked by april on January 15, 2015
65. ## math

roger is 5 feet tall and casts a shadow 3.5 feet longer. at the same time,the flagpole outside his school casts a shadow 14 feet long. write and solve a

asked by curzanae on August 19, 2016
66. ## Math

A pole that is 3.2m tall casts a shadow that is 1.4m long. At the same time, a nearby tower casts a shadow that is 39.5m long. How tall is the tower? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

asked by Michelle on November 14, 2015
67. ## Sue

60- foot tall building casts a shadow that’s 21.5 feet long a nearby tree casts a shadow that’s 19 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

asked by Anonymous on May 25, 2018

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

asked by *\|'*'|Autumn|'*'|/* on November 17, 2015
69. ## math

If my yard stick casts a shadow of 20inches .holl tall is a flagpole that casts 25ft shadow

asked by trevon on March 6, 2013
70. ## math

A fence post 3ft tall casts a shadow 16ft long . At the same time ,the barn casts a shadow 96ft long. how tall is the barn?

asked by Dj on November 3, 2010
71. ## math

A 60–ft building casts a shadow that is 12 ft long. How tall is a building that casts a shadow of 17 ft at the same time of day?

asked by Bing on August 22, 2012
72. ## Math

2. A 21 meter tall tree near a building casts a shadow that is 24 meters long. The building casts a shadow that is 56 meters long. what is the height of the building? 21/24 = x/56 x = 56*21/24 = 49 m..........c -------------------------- a. 30m •• b.

asked by Amanda on January 13, 2016
73. ## Math

A person is standing next to a flag pole.The person is 6ft tall.She casts a shadow 10 ft long.The flag pole casts a shadow of 45 ft long.How tall is the flag pole.

asked by Jenny on January 9, 2011
74. ## 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??

asked by Kenzay on April 13, 2011
75. ## math

The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington D.C. At the same time the monument casts a shadow that is about 500 feet long, a 40 foot flagpole nearby casts a shadow that is about 36 feet long. Make a sketch. Find the approximate height of

asked by Eleanna on February 20, 2012
76. ## Math 9

A 6 m flagpole casts a 5 m shadow at the same time of the day as a building casts a 28m shadow. How tall is the building? I drew out a flag and a building, with a shadow coming from the top to the ground. What do i do next?

asked by Jen on May 19, 2010
77. ## Math

At 3:00 PM a man 140 cm tall casts a shadow 147 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 196 m long. How tall is the building?

asked by Morgan on February 25, 2020
78. ## algebra

At 3:00 PM a man 148 cm tall casts a shadow 143 cm long. At the same time, a tall building nearby casts a shadow 170 m long. How tall is the building?

asked by cameron on April 26, 2020
79. ## 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

asked by Lizbeth on February 22, 2017
80. ## math

if a 3-foot -tall child casts a shadow that is 2 feet long, how tall is a telephone pole that casts a shadow that is 40 feet long?

asked by Mattie on March 26, 2015
81. ## Math

A flagpole casts a shadow 10 ft long. If a man 6 ft tall casts a shadow 4 ft long at the sme time of day, how tall is the flagpole?

asked by Edwqard on May 3, 2011
82. ## math

How tall is a man that casts a shadow at the same time a 40 ft. building casts a 60 ft shadow?

asked by Anonymous on April 27, 2012
83. ## geometry

On a sunny day an office building casts a shadow that is 80 feet long. At the same time, a 5 foot person casts a 6 foot shadow. Determine the height of the office building to the nearest

asked by gjhjhvvjh on May 3, 2011
84. ## 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?

asked by tanya on November 4, 2016
85. ## math

A building 35ft tall casts a shadow 105ft long .Patty casts a shadow 16.5 ft long. how tall is Patty?

asked by Dj on November 3, 2010
86. ## math

A 2ft tall cardboard box standing next to an adult giraffe casts a 1 ft shadow. If the adult giraffe casts a shadow that is 7 ft long,then how tall is it. Answer 14 ft

asked by reana on October 13, 2015
87. ## math

set up and label the proportion A 6 ft tall ten standing next to a cardboard box casts a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?

asked by lilly on November 9, 2010
88. ## Math

Jordan and Missy are standing together in the schoolyard. Jordan, who is 6 feet tall, casts a shadow that is 54inches long. At the same time, Missy casts a shadow that is 45 inches long. How tall is Missy?

asked by Angie on March 28, 2009
89. ## Math(trig)

A 10m flagpole casts an 8m shadow at the same time of day as a building casts a 60m shadow. How tall is the building?

asked by kelly on July 21, 2010
90. ## 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

asked by sandy on February 8, 2014
91. ## trig

A 10m flagpole casts an 8m shadow at the same time of day as a building casts a 60m shadow. How tall is the building?

asked by kelly on July 21, 2010
92. ## math

How high is a wall that casts a 15ft shadow at the same time that a 4ft flag pole casts a 4ft shadow?

asked by michelle on November 23, 2012
93. ## Math

A man 6 1/2 feet tall casts a shadow that is 11 feet long . A building casts a shadow of 132 feet long. What is the height if the building?

94. ## Math

A flagpole casts a shadow 30 feet long. A 5 foot woman standing next to the flagpole casts a shadow 6 feet long. How tall is the flagpole?

asked by Alina on December 3, 2013
95. ## math

Cara is five feet tall and casts a shadow of eight feet long. At the same time, a building casts a shadow 32 feet long. What is the height of the building?

asked by Anonymous on February 13, 2013
96. ## 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?

asked by Aaron on September 11, 2016
97. ## math

How high is a flagpole that casts a 42-ft at the same time that 5 1/2- ft women casts a 7 ft shadow

asked by briana on April 16, 2011
98. ## Math

A maple tree casts a shadow of 45 ft long. At the same time, a 40-ft-long oak tree casts a shadow which is 60 ft long. Explain how you can use similar triangles to find the height of the tree. Then find the height of the tree.

asked by Ashley on May 23, 2013
99. ## math

Set up and Label the proportion Answer and round your answer to the nearest whole number. A 6 ft tall tent standing next to a cardboard box casts a 9 ft shadow. If the cardboard box casts a shadow that is 6 ft long then how tall is it?

asked by Kylie on November 9, 2010
100. ## maths

16. A pole of length 10 m casts a shadow 2 m long on the ground. At the same time a tower casts a shadow of length 50 m on the ground, then find the height of the tower.

asked by pritika on July 31, 2014