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1. At a certain time of day, a tree has a shadow 50 feet long. At the same time, a 6-foot-tall man stands next to the tree, and his shadow is 20 feet long. What is the height of the tree, in feet?

 May 8, 2018
edited by RainbowPanda  May 8, 2018

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Need help asap!

1. At a certain time of day, a tree has a shadow 50 feet long. At the same time, a 6-foot-tall man stands next to the tree, and his shadow is 20 feet long. What is the height of the tree, in feet?

 

laugh

 May 8, 2018
 #1
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Best Answer

Need help asap!

1. At a certain time of day, a tree has a shadow 50 feet long. At the same time, a 6-foot-tall man stands next to the tree, and his shadow is 20 feet long. What is the height of the tree, in feet?

 

laugh

Omi67 May 8, 2018
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I believe I put 14 for this, I was one off >.<

RainbowPanda  May 8, 2018
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Solution:

6 foot man=20 feet

6/20=1 foot

?= 50 feet

Multiply 6/20*50=3*5=

\(\boxed{15}\)

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 May 8, 2018

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