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Q: How tall is the arch if a boy is 5 feet tall and stands under the Gateway Arch in St Louis and casts a shadow that is 1 foot long and the shadow of the Arch is 126 feet long?

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50 feet

40 ft

15 feet high

If the building casts a shadow, then the sun is out, and any man who is not standing in theshadow of the building will cast a shadow of his own, no matter how short or tall he may be.(If you had told us the length of the man's shadow, it would have been a completely differentquestion, and we could have had a completely different answer to offer in response.)

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Everything has a shadow. I think maybe because the shadow is cast upon it's self. Every object that stands in light casts a shadow, unless that object is light (produces light). A light bulb illuminated on a sunny day,has no shadow of the illumined parts. A flashlight in the sun light is a waste, a flame from a lighter on a sunny day is almost invisible. If an object casts no shadow, then, that object is light. I like to describe it as, (concerning people) a humble person casts no shadow.

Earth casts the shadow.

Either the Moon casts its shadow on Earth, or the Earth casts its shadow on the Moon.

1. How high is a flagpole that casts a shadow of 45 ft at the same time a woman 5.5 ft tall casts a shadow 10 ft?

(35/7)*4 = 20 Ft.

A tree casts a large shadow.

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The height of the tree is in direct proportion to the pole and its shadow

A 1 foot shadow I think.

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.