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Desireegb
 3 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
Desireegb
 3 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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msayer3
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get 32.0? isnt it supposed to be 3.15?

msayer3
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's based on your calculation method you mentioned

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh 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

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that what i may have done wrong? how did u get 3.15? well, i got the same but the decimal was wrong...

moser90
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16.3 = 2x 6.3/2 = 2x/2 3.15 = x

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sry i had to leave for something thanks a bunch!
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