Unformatted text preview: In each case find the population at the end of 10 years. 4. Air pressure, P , decreases exponentially with the height above the surface of the earth, h: h o e P P 00012 . − = where P o is the air pressure at sea level and h is in meters. a) Crested Butte ski area in Colorado is 2774 meters (about 9100 feet) high. What is the air pressure there as a percent of the air pressure at sea level? b) The maximum cruising altitude of commercial airplanes is 12,000 meters (around 29,000 feet). At that height what is the air pressure as a percent of the air pressure at sea level?...
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 Fall '08
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 Calculus, PreCalculus, Exponential Function, Equations, Exponentials, Altimeter

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