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Posted by **summer** on Monday, August 30, 2010 at 7:15pm.

2. The equation 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) Mammoth Mountain is 11,059 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of Mammoth Mountain?

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 12:50am1) Use pythagoras theorem:

a right triangle with 90 as the two sides.

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