Posted by Tracy on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:54pm.
Find the distance to the horizon @ 32,000 feet.

math  Steve, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:15pm
assuming you mean on the earth, not some other planet or polyhedral body,
If d is the distance, and r is the radius of the earth (in feet),
r^2 + d^2 = (r+32000)^2

math  Anna, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:16pm
If d is the distance, and r is the radius of the earth (in feet),
r^2 + d^2 = (r+32000)^2
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