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A 4​-ft vertical post casts a 12​-in shadow at the same time a nearby cell phone tower casts a 118​-ft shadow. How tall is the cell phone​ tower?

 Feb 23, 2020
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12 inches = 1 foot

 

4  is   to   1      as      x   is to  118

 

4/1   =  x/118

x = 472 ft                 (THAT is a really tall cell tower!)

 Feb 23, 2020

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