algebra 1

posted by .

help please this question is driving my crazy.

Suppose there is a 2-degree drop in a temperature for every thousand feet that an
airplanes climbs into sky. If the temperature on the ground is 65 degrees, what would be
the temperature when the plane reaches an altitude of 23,000 ft?

  • algebra 1 -

    23000/1000 = 23
    23*2 = 46 degree-drop
    therefore,
    65-46 = 19 degrees

    so there,, :)

  • algebra 1 -

    after diving 90m below the sea level, a diver rises at a rate of 4 meters per minute for 8 min. Where is the diver in relation to the surface

  • algebra 1 -

    distance = rate*time
    distance = 4*8 = 32 meters
    therefore,
    90-32 = 58 meters BELOW sea level

    so there,, :)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    If the temperature on the ground is 70 degrees fernhet, then the temperature at A feet above the ground can be found from the expression -0.0035A + 70. I need to find the temperature at the following altitudes a. 8,000 feet b. 12,000 …
  2. math

    suppose there is a 2-degree drop in temperature for every thousand feet that an airplane climbs into the sky.If the temperature on the ground which is at sea level is 52 degres what would be the temperature when the plane reaches an …
  3. math (27)

    suppose there is a 3-degree drop in temperature for every thousand feet that an airplane climbs into the sky.If the temperature on the ground which is at sea level is 63 degrees what would be the temperature when the plane reaches …
  4. 6th grade math

    In general, the air temperature decreases 12F for every 4000 feet increase in altitude. If a hiker climbs 3000 feet, by how much can she expect the temperature to decrease?
  5. algebra

    Write a formula that relates temperature t in degrees Fahrenheit at altitude h (in thousands of feet) and a ground temperature of 65ºF. State any restrictions on h. b. Find the temperature at 11,000 ft above Earth’s surface.
  6. math

    a weather forecaster predicts that the temperature will drop 3 degrees each hour for the next 9 hours. If the temperature is 7 degrees farenheit before the temperature starts falling, what is the temperature after the drop?
  7. Algebra

    Stella is recording temperatures every day for 5 days. On the first day, Stella recorded a temperature of 0 degrees Farenheit. A. On the second day, the temperature was 3 degrees Fahrenheit above the temperature on the first day. What …
  8. Algebra

    In the metric system there are two official temperature scales: degree Celsius and kelvin. The kelvin temperature scale is obtained by shifting the Celsius scale so of any heat whatsoever. An equation about the relationship between …
  9. math

    Suppose there is a 2 degree drop in the temp for every thousand feet that an airplane climbs into the sky if the temp on the ground, which is at sea level is 64 degrees What would be the temp
  10. Trigonometry

    Outside temperature over a day can be modeled as a sinusoidal function. Suppose you know the high temperature of 95 degrees occurs at 3 PM and the average temperature for the day is 80 degrees. Find the temperature, to the nearest …

More Similar Questions