math_celebrity Administrator Staff member Jan 28, 2023 #1 A stick that is ten feet tall casts a shadow of 12 feet. If a tree has a 96 foot shadow, how tall is the tree? Set up a proportion of wood height to shadow length where h is the height of the tree: 10/12 = h/96 Using our proportion calculator, we get: h = 80 feet

A stick that is ten feet tall casts a shadow of 12 feet. If a tree has a 96 foot shadow, how tall is the tree? Set up a proportion of wood height to shadow length where h is the height of the tree: 10/12 = h/96 Using our proportion calculator, we get: h = 80 feet