OpenStudy (kaynick):

A pole that is 2.6m tall casts a shadow that is 1.68m long. At the same time, a nearby tower casts a shadow that is 50.25m long. How tall is the tower? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

1 year ago
Vocaloid (vocaloid):

hint: pole height/pole shadow = tower height/tower shadow 2.6/1.68 = x/50.25 solve for x

1 year ago
OpenStudy (kaynick):

i got x=77.76785714

1 year ago
Vocaloid (vocaloid):

good but it says to round to the nearest meter. so what would that be?

1 year ago
OpenStudy (kaynick):

78?

1 year ago
Vocaloid (vocaloid):

yes, good

1 year ago