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Desireegb

  • 2 years ago

What am I doing wrong? Help please! Thanks! :D Answer to the nearest hundredth. If the shadow of a tree is 7m long and the shadow of a person who is 0.9m tall is 2m long, how tall is the tree? (My Work) T/TS = P/PS T/7 = 0.9/2 6.3 = 2x x = 32.0

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  1. msayer3
    • 2 years ago
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    how did you get 32.0? isnt it supposed to be 3.15?

  2. msayer3
    • 2 years ago
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    that's based on your calculation method you mentioned

  3. Desireegb
    • 2 years ago
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    ohhhh i see, i guess i did the math wrong, so i had put 31.5 and rounded to the nearest tenth and ended up getting 32.0

  4. Desireegb
    • 2 years ago
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    is that what i may have done wrong? how did u get 3.15? well, i got the same but the decimal was wrong...

  5. moser90
    • 2 years ago
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    6.3 = 2x 6.3/2 = 2x/2 3.15 = x

  6. Desireegb
    • 2 years ago
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    sry i had to leave for something thanks a bunch!

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