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alainabbyboo22
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At a certain time of day, a 5 foot tall man has a 7.5 foot shadow. If a tree is 20 feet tall, what is the length of the shadow of the tree?
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alainabbyboo22 Group Title
At a certain time of day, a 5 foot tall man has a 7.5 foot shadow. If a tree is 20 feet tall, what is the length of the shadow of the tree?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A. 30 feet B. 12 feet C. 24 feet D. 15 feet
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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or at least could someone tell me what i need to do to find my answer ? do i multiply to get the length ? divide ?
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Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Apply ratio with S is the length of the tree shadow: S/ 20 = 7.5 / 5 => S = ...? @alainabbyboo22 Can you continue?
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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what is "S" supposed to be ? i don't get this ..
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Shadow its same as x in ur pix
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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay . but no , i'm unable to continue because i'm unsure of how to do this . /:
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(\frac{S}{20} = \frac{7.5}{5}\) you need to solve S
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
for that you need to isolate S, multiply 20 both sides
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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
S/400 = 150/S
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alainabbyboo22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
correct or incorrect ?
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Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You divide it :(
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(\frac{S}{20} = \frac{7.5}{5}\) multiply 20 both sides \(20*\frac{S}{20} = 20*\frac{7.5}{5}\)
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
does 20 cancel on left side ?
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\(\cancel{20}*\frac{S}{\cancel{20}} = 20*\frac{7.5}{5}\)
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ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
simplify right side
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Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@alainabbyboo22 Learn to multiply, will you !
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