## Thursday, October 04, 2012

### Has winter arrived? Proportion Homework

Here are your warm up questions today.

How tall is this snowbank? What other questions can be answered in this picture?

Big Bank-1
By Endlisnis

Have fun. Study for your quiz tomorrow.

l stephanie said...

Well, the snowbank is as tall as the houses behind it so the question we need to answer first is how tall is the houses. So first I checked the average height of a two story house. It is 20 ft. So I think the snowbank is 20 ft.

nalyssa said...

I used the magical man on top. Of course, he's 6 feet. He fit 3 times with about an extra 1 foot. 6 x 3 is 18, and plus one is 19 feet. So, I think it's approximately 19 feet. We could also see how wide it is. An average male is 50 inches wide at the shoulders. He fit about 3 times, making it 50 x 3, which is 150 inches/12.5 feet. Making it 19 feet tall and 12.5 feet wide.

oeula said...

I measured that cool guy on the top of the snowbank with my thumb and it was about the same size so I measured how much of my thumbs fit it in the snowbank. So around 3 fit. An obviously the guy is averagely 6 feet. Therefore, 6 feet multiplied by 3 equaling 18 feet. So the snowbank is approx. 18 feet.

sangela said...

First off, I'd like to compliment the man for making that amazingly tall snow bank. Good job. Anyways, he looks around 6 feet tall, so I'll go with that. 3 6 feet tall men, stacked on top of each other, are the size of the snow bank. Multiply 6 by 3 and that gives you 18. So, the snow bank is around 18 feet tall. The truck looks like it's a third of the snow banks height. A third of the snow bank is 6 feet because 18/3=6. The truck is 6 feet tall. The house on the right of the picture looks 3 feet taller, so it 21 feet tall.

hjessica said...

so the guy on the top right.. he is like 6 feet ish and the snow bank is about three of him. so 3 x 6 is 18 right so then the snow hill is approximately 18 feet

callyssa said...

An average mans height would be 6ft. The man would go into the snow bank 3 times. So, 6 x 3 = 18. So I'm guessing the snow bank would be around 18 feet tall.

clloyd said...

The guy's probably 6 feet and you need 3 of him to be as tall as the snowbank.3 x 6+18. The snowbank's about 18 feet

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TJessica said...

I searched on google that an average man is about 5-6 feet tall so i'm guessing that the guy is about 6 feet tall. 3 of those guys would probably be as tall as the snow bank, so 6x3=18. The snow bank must be around 18 feet, another way to find out how tall the bank is by the house. I searched on google what the average height of a 2 story house was and it was 20 feet. so the snow bank must be from 18-20 feet tall. (:

CRain said...

That glorious man was my source of measurement for the snow bank. Let's say he's 6 ft tall. I used my eraser to estimate how many glorious men it takes to reach the top of the snow bank and I got about 4. 6x4= 24.
So the snowbank would be about 24 ft tall.

cjaedah said...

I started off to measure the man at the top and he's approx 6 feet and I measured it and he fitted 3 times. So I multiplied it 3x6=18 so I think the snowbank is probably 18 feet or so...

kkatie said...

Well I figured I had to measure the man so I searched the height of an average man (got about 6ft) So than I measured the man with the snow block and it could only measure up to 3. So that means 6ft x 3 = 18ft so the snow block should be around 18ft.
Another way is that I saw that 2 story house so I searched how tall could it be and it said around 17-20ft so that also proves the block and the house are around 18ft.

djessica said...

I measured the size of the guy standing on top of the snowbank and he is around 6 feet tall. So I measured and found out that 3 of the 6 foot guy is the size of the snowbank. So I multiplied 3 by 6 and got 18. This means that the snowbank is around 18 feet tall. Another possible question can be about the truck. I measured and there can fit around 3 trucks to be the same height as the snowbank. So I divided 18 by 3 and got 6. This means that the truck is approximately 6 feet tall.

crowel said...

The guy in the top is around 6 feet. It looks like there could be two of him to make the snow and an extra two feet, so its 6x2+2 which equals 14. So my estimation is its about 14 feet tall. The other questions could be how tall are the houses in the background and what is width of the snow.

teden said...

I used the guy on the top. He was about 6 feet tall. I thought he fit about 3 times in the snow bank so 3x6 is 18. So I think the snow bank is 19 feet tall. In the picture you could also mesure the house to determine the height.

bpatricia said...

An average snow shovel is approximately 3-4 feet long. I measured the snowbank with a ruler and got 69 mm. I then measured the shovel on the picture and got 13 mm. I divided 69 by 13 which equaled 5.30. After that, I took 5.30 and multiplied it by 3.5 (the average length of a snow shovel). It gave me an answer of 18.55 feet high.

Another question we can answer in the picture is: How tall is that man standing on the snowbank?
Firstly, I measured the man's height with a ruler on my computer screen and got 19 mm. I also measured the shovel the man's holding and I got 13 mm. 19 mm/13 = Man's height/3.5 (Man on the computer screen/The shovel measured with a ruler = Man actual height/Shovel average height in person). 19x3.5/13 = Man's height. It gave me an answer of 5.11 or 5'1".

jbethel said...

The average height of a man is 6ft tall. Three of him would fit the height of the snowbank. So I multiplied 6 by 3. I got 18 feet as my answer for how tall the snowbank is. I also figured out that the snowbank is as tall as the house. Then I searched up how tall is an average two-story house and I got 20ft. Since the snowbank is as tall as the house my estimation is that the snowbank would be at 18-20ft tall.

mgem said...

An average man is about 5-6 feet tall so I'm guessing the man standing on the snowbank is about 6 feet. If we were to put the man on top of each other three times it would equal to the height of the snowbank. So I took 6x3=18. Therefore the snowbank is around 18 feet tall. Another way to find out how tall the snowbank is to find out how tall the house is. An average height of a 2 story house is 20 feet tall. So my estimation on how tall the snowbank must be is 18-20 feet tall.

creiner said...

As before, an average height of a man is 6 foot tall. It would take 3 6 foot tall men to become the size of the snowbank. Multiply 6 by 3 and you'll get 18. The height of the snowbank is 18ft tall.

As you can see, there is a house in the background. 2-story of course. The average 2-story house is aprrox. 20ft. The house is taller than the snowbank.

moliver said...

First of all I measured the man with his hands up. I got 2cm, Then i multiplied 2 by 100 to get my meters 2x100= 200cm or 2 m. I then went on Google and searched up a meters to feet converter and found out that 2 m is the same as 6ft. I then Measured the snow bank and got 6cm. The man on the screen was 2cm so I divided 6 by 2 and got 3. So the snow bank is approx. 3 guys tall. IN real measurement the guy is 6ft tall appox. 6 x 3 = 18 so the bank is approx. 18ft tall.

bdakota said...

I figured out that the average canadian man is around 6' so i measured it fith my finger and realized that he fits into it about3 times so the answer i came up with aproximatley 18'

Lbianca said...

The average man is about 6 feet tall. The snowbank is about 3 of the man's height. So then I multiplied 6 by 3 and got 18. The snowbank is approximately 18 feet tall. Then I noticed that the 2 story house was about the same height. I searched the internet, and found out that the average height of a 2 story house was about 20 feet. So I think the snowbank is around 18 to 20 feet.

grussell said...

An average man is 6 feet tall. As mentioned in the past questions, so I used the man as a measuring tool to measure the snowman. He fit 3 times into the snowbank. So that means we have to multiply 6 by 3. 6 x 3 = 18. the snowbank is approximately 18 feet tall.

fkiara said...

Well, I know that the average sized man in Canada is 6 feet. I obviously know this is somewhere in Canada because the amount of snow that can be in the front yard and backyard of the house. I searched how tall an average 2 story house is and which is 20 feet approx or 18 approx. The snowbank from this angle looks about the same height of the house.

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Another question can be how wide it is. As you can see it is as big as the drive way which looks like a driveway from Amber Trails which my cousin lives there so his mom said the drive way can fit 2 cars. which is 4.7 m (15.4 ft). So I went 4.7x2= 9.4 m then for ft i went 15.4 x 2= 30.8 ft long. And then the snow bank is about a couple ft off. So the snow bank is 28.8 ft long.

rpatricia said...

This pictue looks like its been taken in Canada. So the average Canadian man is 6 ft, and it looks like you nned three of him to be as talll as the snowbank. So multiplied 6 x 3= 18. So the snowbank is aprroximately 20 ft tall. (rounded it).

hisaac said...

I measured the guy on top of the snow bank and he measured 6 feet. ON my ruler the guy measured .5 inches. THe snowbank measured 1.4 inches. 2 of the man would equal 12 feet, but there is still .4 inches left. that would equal .4 of the man. .4 of the man would equal 5 feet. I think the snow bank is 17 feet tall. you could also measure the hous, garage, driveway, and shovel

SSelena said...

the man on top thinking he is on top of the world is most likely around 6ft. I measured with my thumb that about 3 of him would equal the snowbank. 6x3= 18. Also I searched that the average 2 story house is about 20ft. The snow bank is around the size of the house. so I think the snow bank is around 18 to 20 ft.

skathleen said...

The guy on the snowbank was about the same size as my thumb, and the average height for a Canadian man is about 6 feet tall. So, I used my thumb to measure the snowbank and it got up to 3. Multiply 3 by 6 you get 18. The snowbank must be 18 feet tall. Then I saw the 2 story-house at the back. Most 2 story-houses are 20 feet tall, but it looks like the same height as the snowbank, but then my eyes could be fooling me since the snowbank is closer to the front so it looks like the house is the same height as the snowbank.

psara said...

The average height of a man is 6feet. the average snow shovel is 3 feet. so then I multiplied 6x3 and i got 18. So then the height of the snow bank is approximately 18 feet. A house with a two story has an average height of 20. The snowbank is as tall as a house my estimation is that the snowbank would be approximately 18-20 feet tall.

gdale said...

The snowbank looks like the average height of the house behind it and the average house height is maybe around
20 ft so maybe the height of the snow bank is 20 or around 20ft

rjalaire said...

The man standing on the snow bank looks like he is about 6 feet tall. 3 men of the same height stacked on each other would be approximately as tall as the snow bank. So, 3x6=18 feet. The snow bank is approximately 18 feet. The house on the left looks half of the height as the snow bank. So 18/2= 9 feet. The house on the left is approximately 9 feet tall.

ujulius said...
rkerrnel said...

I think its 15-20 because the snow bank is almost the same size as house so I think its 15-20ft.

ereymel1 said...
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ereymel1 said...

Instead of using the man on top of the snowbank, I measured the house behind it. The house was about 18-20 ft. tall, first floor was about 10 ft. tall and the second floor was the same. So the snowbank is approximatley 20 ft. tall.

mcheyanne71111 said...

The guy on top of the cool snowbank there is about 6 feet, most likely.
So about three of him fit into the snowbank. 6 multiplied by 3 is 18. So the snowbank is around 18 feet. But hold on a minute, I found out an average two story is normally 20 feet. So the estimate was 2 feet off.
Wait for it.... *applause goes here*.

mcheyanne71111 said...

Oops I forgot to say that the snowbank is around the same size of the house behind it,therefore it was around 20 feet high.Sorry.

pjason said...

i checked the internet to see how tall is the average house and i got 20 feet but thats with out the roof than i scherched how tall is a roof of the house than i got 3 ft so I added 3 feet to the house and 20+3=23 feet

pcamille said...

The person is about 6 feet. So you take the person and estimate how many of that person to make up that snowbank in size. It takes about 2 and a half of him but I will round up to 3. 6+6+6=18, so the wall is about 18 feet

-Camille Pasco

bmatthew said...

An average dude is about 6 ft tall. So I measured the snowbank and about 3 average dudes fit in it and because of this it led me to an equation such as 6 x 3 and the result is 18. So what I think that the length of this snowbank is 18 ft.

lrina said...

I think the snowbank is around 20 ft. tall. When I measured, is it about the same height at the house. So the house is also 20 ft. tall. But since the man is about 6 ft. He could fit 3 of himself onto the snowbank. So 6x3= 18. So about 18-20 ft.

ntina said...

I would say the man looks about 6.5 feet tall. When I used my thumb to see how many people it would take to reach the top. I got 3. So 6.5x3=19.5. So I think the snowbank is roughly 19.5 feet tall.
Some other questions that can be asked is wide is this snow bank? About how tall is the house right side? How about the left side?

anathaniel said...

the snowbank is about 18 ft 6 inch . i wen't to google and the average european men is aboout 6 foot 2 inches so 6.2 multiplied by 3 is 18.6

amark said...

I measured the man on top and he is 6ft tall. I stacked the man on top of each other and he fits 6 times. 6x3= 18. The snowbank is approximately 18ft high.

cbreister said...

I measured the dude and I think his about 6 ft tall and if I stuck up 3 of them it would equal to the snowbank so 6 x 3 =18, so its 18 ft tall. Another question can be how big is the house on the right side I think its almost the same as the snowbank so about 18 ft tall.

fjasmine said...

How tall is this snowbank? What other questions can be answered in this picture?

beside the snowbank are 2 houses. by the looks of it, a 2 story house, and a 3 story house. the average height for a 3 story house is 25 to 34 feet. the snow band is about the same size as a 3 story house but just a bit shorter. so maybe the snowbank is 20feet.

Another question can be answered in this picture?
using the guy on top of the snowbank. average guy is about 6ft tall, and by using the tip of my pinkie and measuring how tall the guy is, i got 3 of him is as tall as the snowbank. 3x6ft=18
the snowbank is approximately 18ft

fjasmine said...

How tall is this snowbank? What other questions can be answered in this picture?

beside the snowbank are 2 houses. by the looks of it, a 2 story house, and a 3 story house. the average height for a 3 story house is 25 to 34 feet. the snow band is about the same size as a 3 story house but just a bit shorter. so maybe the snowbank is 20feet.

Another question can be answered in this picture?
using the guy on top of the snowbank. average guy is about 6ft tall, and by using the tip of my pinkie and measuring how tall the guy is, i got 3 of him is as tall as the snowbank. 3x6ft=18
the snowbank is approximately 18ft

fjasmine said...

How tall is this snowbank? What other questions can be answered in this picture?

beside the snowbank are 2 houses. by the looks of it, a 2 story house, and a 3 story house. the average height for a 3 story house is 25 to 34 feet. the snow band is about the same size as a 3 story house but just a bit shorter. so maybe the snowbank is 20feet.

Another question can be answered in this picture?
using the guy on top of the snowbank. average guy is about 6ft tall, and by using the tip of my pinkie and measuring how tall the guy is, i got 3 of him is as tall as the snowbank. 3x6ft=18
the snowbank is approximately 18ft