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25 feet tall

Q: A vertical pole five feet long casts a shadow of 2 feet if at the same time a nearby tree casts a shadow of 10 feet how tall is the tree?

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36.0 feet

You can solve this with a simple inequality. 6/10 = x/62Solve for x and that gives you your answer. It comes out to be 37.2 feet.

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5.5/8 = x/20 x=5.5*20/8 = 13.75 feet

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The tree is 36.0 feet tall using the tangent ratio.

The tree is 25 feet tall. A 5 foot pole cast a 2 foot shadow. This means that the sun angle causes the shadow to be 2/5 the length of the object casting it. The tree's shadow is 10 feet tall. Multiply 10 feet by 5/2 (inverting the fraction because we're going the other way) and we get 25 feet.

You can solve this with a simple inequality. 6/10 = x/62Solve for x and that gives you your answer. It comes out to be 37.2 feet.

To cast a 19 foot shadow the building would have to be 26.91 feet tall. Each foot of building/tree casts 8.47 inches of shadow.

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the answer is 25.

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