# Measurment

• Jun 7th 2010, 03:54 PM
DOOKIE
Measurment
A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If
the building next to the tree has an
80-foot shadow, how tall is the building?
• Jun 7th 2010, 03:58 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by DOOKIE
A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If
the building next to the tree has an
80-foot shadow, how tall is the building?

set up a ratio ...

$\frac{70}{35} = \frac{h}{80}$