A vertical stick 12m long casts a shadow 8m long on the ground. At the same time a tower casts the shadow of length 40m on the ground. Determine the height of the tower.

The length of vertical stick = length of the tower Shadow of vertical stick = the shadow of the tower Let the height of tower = h Length Tower / Length Stick =Shadow Tower / Shadow Stick h/12=40/8 h=40×12/8 h=60 m Height of tower = 60 m

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