John S.

asked • 12/02/15

How fast is the length of the shadow on the building decreasing?

A spotlight on the ground shines on a wall 40 feet away. A 6 foot tall man walks from the spotlight toward the building at a rate of 5 ft/sec. How fast is the length of his shadow on the building decreasing when he is 10 feet from the building?

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