Vertical rod

The vertical one meter long rod casts a shadow 150 cm long. Calculate the height of a column whose shadow is 36 m long at the same time.

Correct result:

h2 =  24 m

Solution:

h1=1 m t1=150 cm m=150/100  m=1.5 m t2=36 m  h1:t1=h2:t2  h2=h1 t2t1=1 361.5=24 m



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