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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?
 

skeeter

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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 ...

\(\displaystyle \frac{70}{35} = \frac{h}{80}\)
 
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