15-16 Movement of shadow from light at eye level

Problem 15
A light at eye level stands 20 ft from a house and 15 ft from the path leading from the house to the street. A man walks along the path at 6 ft per sec. How fast does his shadow move along the wall when he is 5 ft from the house?

Solution 15


Problem 16
In Problem 15, when the man is 5 ft from the house, find the time-rate of change of that portion of his shadow which lies on the ground.

Solution 16

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