Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 1 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 4

Answer

Because the size of the sun is so immense that the farther away from the shadow casting object something is, the more exposed the sun will become. This the farther from the shadow casting object, the more tapered the shadow will become.

Work Step by Step

A diagram is found on page 5.
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