## A tree cast a 32.5-foot-long shadow at the same time a 24 foot flagpole cast a 15 foot-long shadow. Find the height of the tree

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## Answers ( )

## The height of tree is 52 feet

Solution:Given that,

Let, Height of tree = x

shadow of tree = 32.5 feet

height of flagpole = 24 foot

shadow of flagpole = 15 foot

Set up a proportion comparing the height of each object to the length of the shadowTherefore,

Substituting the values we get,

Thus height of tree is 52 feet