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anonymous
 5 years ago
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?
anonymous
 5 years ago
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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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0congruent triangles are congruent...or something like that. (23/4) : 11 as x:440 x = (23/4)(440)/11

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x = (23)(110)/(11) = (23)(10) = 230... if I did the math right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea that sounds right!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where did you get 23 /4 ? just so i can understand it better
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