Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 366: 34

Answer

The shadow of the tree is 18.49 meters long.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1.05}{2.95} = \frac{6.58}{x}$ $1.05x = 2.95\times6.58$ $\frac{\times1.05x}{1.05} = \frac{19.411}{1.05}$ $x = 18.49$
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