Word Problem Wednesday: Jack & The Beanstalk

Mar 1, 2017 | Naperville

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 come in to Mathnasium to check your answer.


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