# SOLUTION: how do you solve this.you are 5.5feet tall and cast a 3foot shadow.Your office building cast a 40foot shadow.How tall is the building

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 545454: how do you solve this.you are 5.5feet tall and cast a 3foot shadow.Your office building cast a 40foot shadow.How tall is the buildingAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15654)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!how do you solve this.you are 5.5feet tall and cast a 3 foot shadow.Your office building cast a 40foot shadow. How tall is the building : We can use proportion here, let x = height of the building = Cross multiply 3x = 5.5 * 40 3x = 220 x = x = 73 ft