D DOOKIE Jun 2010 3 0 Jun 7, 2010 #1 A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If the building next to the tree has an80-foot shadow, how tall is the building?
A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If the building next to the tree has an80-foot shadow, how tall is the building?
skeeter MHF Helper Jun 2008 16,217 6,765 North Texas Jun 7, 2010 #2 DOOKIE said: A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If the building next to the tree has an80-foot shadow, how tall is the building? Click to expand... set up a ratio ... \(\displaystyle \frac{70}{35} = \frac{h}{80}\) Reactions: DOOKIE
DOOKIE said: A 70-foot tree has a 35-foot shadow. If the building next to the tree has an80-foot shadow, how tall is the building? Click to expand... set up a ratio ... \(\displaystyle \frac{70}{35} = \frac{h}{80}\)