Homework 12/2/15 Related rates

  1.  A man 6 feet tall walks at a rate of 5 fps towards a light that 15 feet above the ground.  When he is 12 feet from the base of the light, a) At what speed is the tip of his shadow moving toward the pole base? and b) At what rate is his shadow shortening?
  2. traffic control prob A  Be sure to scroll down to the diagram.

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