Posted by **Paradise** on Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 12:55am.

The equation D=1.2(SQRT)H 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. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of Long’s Peak? Can you see Cheyenne, Wyoming (about 89 miles away)? Explain your answer.

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