Word Problem Wednesday - Oh Christmas Tree!

Dec 15, 2015 | Schertz

Word Problem Wednesday - Oh Christmas Tree!

Added Dec 9, 2015

This week's word problem features one of our favorite holiday symbols—the Christmas tree! Give it a shot; we'll post the answer tomorrow!

While outside shopping for the perfect Christmas tree, Justine stands next to a tree that is 10 feet tall. Justine is 48 inches tall and casts a 5–foot shadow. How long is the shadow that the tree casts in feet?

Though the Christmas tree as we know it has been much-loved Christmas tradition since at least the 16th century, did you know that its origin can be traced as far back as pre-Christian Europe? Read more Christmas tree history here!