# Can someone plz help me?

##### 3 Answers

25 ft

#### Explanation:

The triangles are proportional. There is the small triangle (5 ft, 6 ft, hypotenuse). There is the larger triangle that includes the small triangle (30 ft, height).

That means the side lengths are proportional.

Now, let's solve the proportion:

The height of the statue (

#### Explanation:

Since the smaller triangle and the larger triangle are similar, we can set up a proportion between them.

Sometimes it is easier to say it out loud in English first:

Now write down that proportion in math and solve for

That's the answer. Hope this helped!

#### Explanation:

assume the height of the statue is **h** and set a proportion:

(height of the man / length of his shadow) = (height of the statue/ length of its shadow)

then cross multiply

30ft

so,