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A house is 19 ft tall. Its shadow is 50 ft long at the same time the shadow of a nearby building is 325 ft long. Find the height of the building.

The height of the building is

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We have the following proportion :

19 / 50   =  h / 325   where h is the building height

Multiply both sides by 325  and we have

h  =  [ 325 * 19 ] / 50  = 123.5 ft

CPhill  Nov 29, 2017
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The shadow of  a building is proportional to its height:

19/50 x 325 =123.5 Ft. the height of the building.

Guest Nov 29, 2017
edited by Guest  Nov 29, 2017
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+85821
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We have the following proportion :

19 / 50   =  h / 325   where h is the building height

Multiply both sides by 325  and we have

h  =  [ 325 * 19 ] / 50  = 123.5 ft

CPhill  Nov 29, 2017

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