Posted by LESLIE on .
a group of hikers begin their expedition at the grand canyon at an elevation of 56 feet below sea level at 5:00 am .if they climb 14 vertical feet up each hour until 10:00 am ,what is their new elevation ?

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Ms. Sue,
I've shown you how to do this kind of problem. Now it's your turn.
I'll be glad to check your answer. 
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LESLIE,
56+14= 42

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Ms. Sue,
You're on the right track  EXCEPT that they climb 14 feet an hour for 5 hours.
Please try again. 
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LESLIE,
56 + 14(5)

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Ms. Sue,
What is their new elevation?

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LESLIE,
I think 14

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Ms. Sue,
Right. Their new elevation is 14 feet above sea level.

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LESLIE,
thank you

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Ms. Sue,
You're welcome.