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Unformatted text preview: 2-= for r. b. Suppose that an object is 100 pounds when it is at sea level. Find the value of C that makes the equation true (Sea level is 3,963 miles from the center of the earth). c. Use the value of C you found in the previous question to determine how much the object would weigh in i. Death Valley (282 feet below Sea level) ii. The top of Mt Everest (29,029 feet above Sea level) 2. The equation h D 2 . 1 = gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Mt. Popocatepetl 43 miles south east of Mexico City, Mexico, is 17,802 feet in elevation. In December 25, 2005 the mountains ash cloud was 1.9 miles in the air. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of Mt. Popocatepetl? How faraway can you see the ash cloud?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course IT 240 242 taught by Professor Some during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10