Geometry

posted by .

11-1 Lines that Intersect Circles

15. Olympus Mons's peak rises 25 kilometers above the surface of the planet Mars. The diameter of Mars is approximately 6,794 kilometers. What is the distance from the peak of Olympus Mons to the horizon to the nearest kilometer?

  • Geometry -

    do it just like the space station horizon problem solved below.

  • Geometry -

    The answer is 413 km.

  • Geometry -

    413

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    The highest mountain on Mars is Olympus Mons, rising 38569 meters above the Martian surface. If we were to throw an object horizontally off the mountain top, how long would it take to reach the surface?
  2. 7th grade

    A space probe is 7.62 x 10 to the 7th power kilometers from the surface of the planet Mars. If the space probe is traveling towards mars at a arate of 127 meters per second, how many hours will it take the probe to reach the surface …
  3. 7th grade Math

    A space probe is 7.62 x 10 to the 7th power kilometers from the surface of the planet Mars. If the space probe is traveling towards mars at a arate of 127 meters per second, how many hours will it take the probe to reach the surface …
  4. Physics

    The atmosphere of Mars exerts a pressure of only 600 Pa on the surface and has a density of only 0.02 kg/m3. (a) What is the thickness of the Martian atmosphere, assuming the boundary between atmosphere and outer space to be the point …
  5. PHYSICS

    Determine the value for the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the planet Mars, given the following data: Mass of Mars = 6 .42 x 10^23 kg Radius of Mars = 3.37 x 10^6 m Thanks!
  6. PHYSICS

    Determine the value for the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the planet Mars, given the following data: Mass of Mars = 6 .42 x 10^23 kg Radius of Mars = 3.37 x 10^6 m Thanks!
  7. Math

    The Pioneer 10 spacecraft passed the planet Jupiter on December 12, 1973, and exited the solar system on June 14, 1983. The craft traveled from Mars to Jupiter, a distance of approximately 1 billion kilometers, in one year and nine …
  8. physic

    Find the force a 67.5 kg man would experience while standing in the surface of each of the following planets PLANET 1. EARTH 2. MARS 3. PLUTO Mass for earth 5.98 x 10^24 kg for mars 6.34 x 10 ^23 kg for pluto 5 x 10^23 kg distance …
  9. physics

    Scientists want to place a 3300 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 2.2 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve …
  10. Math

    A probe launched from Earth to Mars is traveling at an average speed of 1.8 * 10^4 kilometers per hour. If the distance between Earth and Mars is approximately 2.25 * 10^6 kilometers, about how many hours will it take the probe to …

More Similar Questions