Word Problem Wednesday: Jack & The Beanstalk

Mar 8, 2017 | Diamond Bar

 

Fee-fi-fo-fum, we smell mathematical proportion fun!

A fairytale favorite is the inspiration for today's Word Problem Wednesday.  See if you can solve this teaser and check back tomorrow for the answer.

 

Jack casts an 8' shadow.  If Jack is 5' tall, then how tall is a bean stalk that casts a 1,600' shadow?

 

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