Hey, I have this one practise calculus question that I just can't seem to get. Any help would be greatly appreciated:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A light is on the ground 40ft from a building. A man 6ft tall walks from the light towards the building at 6ft/s. How rapidly is his shadow on the building becoming shorter when he is 20ft from the building?

(btw, the answer should be -3.6ft/s)

I've already drawn a diagram, but I'm not sure if triangle ratios would do any good.

(oops, wrong forum AGAIN! I'd delete this is i could. Refer to calculus and beyond. Sorry)

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