# Find the length of the sun shadow from a building 11.7 m high if the sun shadow from a 1.8 m person is 2 m.

July 24, 2021 | education

| 1) Let us find out how many times the height of a building is higher than a person, if it is known that the height of the building is 11.7 meters, and the height of a person is 1.8 meters.

11.7 / 1.8 = 6.5 times.

2) We find out how long the shadow of the building is, if it is known that it is 6.5 times larger than the human shadow, and the length of the shadow of a person is 2 meters.

2 * 6.5 = 13 meters.

Answer: The length of the building’s shadow was 13 meters.

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