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anonymous
 one year ago
A building casts a 50foot shadow. Alex is 5 feet tall and casts a 6foot shadow. Approximately how tall is the building?
A. 60 ft
B. 24 ft
C. 50 ft
D. 42 ft
i know its not A or C
anonymous
 one year ago
A building casts a 50foot shadow. Alex is 5 feet tall and casts a 6foot shadow. Approximately how tall is the building? A. 60 ft B. 24 ft C. 50 ft D. 42 ft i know its not A or C

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misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440594367666:dw

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can use any ratio you like to solve for \(x\) perhaps the easiest is \[\frac{x}{50}=\frac{5}{6}\]

sepeario
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What she's trying to say above is that the two figures are similar and that you can compare them using your knowledge of similar triangles.

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1solve in one step \[x=\frac{50\times 5}{6}\]

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol yeah, that is what i was "trying to say" but since english is my third language (just got off the boat two days ago) it might not have been clear

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0bruh explanation was on point
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