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if a 30 foot silo cast a 20 foot shadow what is the approximate measure from the tip of the shadow to the top of the silo?



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1) 30^2+20^2=c^2 or c^2=1300 so c=sqrt 1300 or c=about 36 ft. so 36 ft.

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draw the thing first

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Pythagorean theorem 20^2 + 30^2 = x^2

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thanks

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