If a 6ft tall tent casts a 10 ft long shadow then how long is the shadow that a 9ft tall adult elephant casts ? ?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Let x ft be the shadow of the elephant, then

    x/9=10/6

    =>

    x=9(5/3)=15 ft.

  • 1 month ago

    9/6 = x/10

    so, x = (10 x 9)/6 => 15 feet

    :)>

  • 1 month ago

    15 feet long

  • Rick B
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    15 ft.  Again, pretty simple.  If 6 ft casts a 10 ft shadow, that would be 5 ft for every 3 ft.  

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  • alex
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    9 x (10 / 6) = .......

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