Lookout tower

Calculate the height of a lookout tower forming a shadow of 36 m if at the same time a column 2.5 m high has a shadow of 1.5 m.

Result

h =  60 m

Solution:

h:36=2.5:1.5  h=36 2.51.5=60 mh:36=2.5 : 1.5 \ \\ \ \\ h=36 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 2.5 }{ 1.5 }=60 \ \text{m}



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