anonymous
  • anonymous
You are hiking along the California coast and wonder about the height of a particular Giant Redwood tree. You are 5 feet and nine inches tall and your shadow is 11 feet long. The shadow of the tree is 440 feet long. How tall is the tree?
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You are hiking along the California coast and wonder about the height of a particular Giant Redwood tree. You are 5 feet and nine inches tall and your shadow is 11 feet long. The shadow of the tree is 440 feet long. How tall is the tree?
Mathematics
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amistre64
  • amistre64
congruent triangles are congruent...or something like that. (23/4) : 11 as x:440 x = (23/4)(440)/11
amistre64
  • amistre64
x = (23)(110)/(11) = (23)(10) = 230... if I did the math right
anonymous
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THANKS !

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anonymous
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Yea that sounds right!
anonymous
  • anonymous
where did you get 23 /4 ? just so i can understand it better

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