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anonymous
 one year ago
If a 30foot silo casts a 20foot shadow, what is the approximate measure from the tip of the shadow to the top of the silo?
1,300 feet
36 feet
650 feet
13 feet
anonymous
 one year ago
If a 30foot silo casts a 20foot shadow, what is the approximate measure from the tip of the shadow to the top of the silo? 1,300 feet 36 feet 650 feet 13 feet

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435766284274:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:( i fail at this :p

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the square of the 2 legs will equal the longest side we have the 2 legs and we're trying to find the hypotenuse, x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so \(30^2+20^2=x^2\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(30^2+20^2=x^2\\900+400=x^2\\1300=x^2\\x=\sqrt{1300}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you solved for x^2 but we need x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so divide by 2 or by itself

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0take the square root square roots and squaring are inverse operations. one undoes the other

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so just plug in \(\sqrt{1300}\) into a calculator
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