Posted by **Adam** on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 11:21am.

Yu learn that for every 1,000 meters you rise in the atmosphere, the temperature drops by 6 degrees C. You have the idea that if you know the temperature at the base of a mountain and its height, you can figure out the temperature at the top of the mountain.

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**SraJMcGin**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 11:51am
What is your question?

Sra

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**Greg**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 12:06pm
Looking to check the mathematical formula for this:

You learn that for every 1,000 meters you rise in the atmosphere, the temperature drops by 6 degress C. You have the idea that if you know the temperature at the base of a mountain and its height, you can figure out the temperature at the top of the mountain.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 12:13pm
If you're __checking__ the formula, where is the formula you want us to check?

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