Posted by **Tracy** on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:54pm.

Find the distance to the horizon @ 32,000 feet.

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**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

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**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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