# A person 6 feet tall casts a shadow 4 feet long. At the same time, a nearby tower casts a shadow 32 feet long. How many feet are in the height of the tower?

##### 1 Answer

May 23, 2016

The height of the building is 48 feet

#### Explanation:

We can solve this by setting up a ratio comparing the height of the building to the height of the man and shadow of the building to the shadow of the man.