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Posted by aYaMe ;) on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 9:38am.

A satellite, B, is 17,000 miles from the horizon of Earth. Earth’s radius is about 4,000 miles. Find the approximate distance the satellite is from the Earth’s surface.

{The picture is a circle with point O in the center, point C is on the top center edge of the circle, point a is on the upper left side of the circle and point B is outside of the circle above the circle and point C.}

13,464 miles
17,464 miles
20,957 miles
21,000 miles

Thank You so much! I'm sorry I couldn't get the picture to post, but i hope the description will help! I would really appreciate your help, I am having a hard time understanding how to solve this.

THank you :)

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