7 November, 16:01
A building casts a shadow 48feet long. At the same time, a 40 foot tall flagpole casts a shadow 9.6 feet long. What is the height of the building?
7 November, 17:26
Let the height of the shadow be x.
Ratio of length of shadow to height: 48/x = 9.6/40
x = (48 x 40) / 9.6 = 200 feet.
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» A building casts a shadow 48feet long. At the same time, a 40 foot tall flagpole casts a shadow 9.6 feet long. What is the height of the building?