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de4354

  • 3 years ago

A tree 5ft tall has a shadow that is 14ft long. Of another tree cast a shadow 21 feet long, at the same time of day, how tall is the tree?

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    This problem is related to proportions(direct variation). Step 1: Set a proportion like this-\[5:14=x:21 \]Step 2: I'm afraid that you'd have to do this step on your own. Solve.

  2. akhil009
    • 3 years ago
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    7.4999

  3. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    @akhil009 I appreciate you answering with the intent of helping people, but unfortunately you are supposed to work with the asker and make him achieve the solution for it. http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct

  4. akhil009
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1344176922285:dw| here is trigo approch

  5. de4354
    • 3 years ago
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    so wiuld it be 7

  6. akhil009
    • 3 years ago
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    yes around 7.5

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