CBSE Class 7 Answered
A fence post in Tina's garden is 4 feet tall. When she measured the fence post's shadow, she found that it was 12 feet long. A tree in Tina's yard had a shadow of 72 feet. How tall is the tree?
Let the tree be x feet tall.
Ratio of fence post to its shadow =
Ratio of tree to its shadow =
Thus, the tree is 24 feet tall.