# math

posted by .

a mountain is 17,064 feet above sea level, and a valley is 106 feet below sea level. what is the difference in elevation between the mountain and the valley?

• math -

(17,064 ft) - (-106 ft) = 17,170 ft

106 ft is negative because its below sea level. so relative to sea level its negative.

## Respond to this Question

 First Name School Subject Your Answer

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

a mountain, 200 feet above sea level, is near a valley 700 feet below sea level. How many feet higher is the mountain than the valley?
2. ### math

a mountain, 100 feet above sea level, is near a valley 700 feet below sea level. How many feet higher is the mountain than the valley?
3. ### math

Jose lives on the side of a mountain and the elevation of his residence is 1145 feet above sea level. His brother lives in a deep valley the is 20 feet below seal level. What is the difference in altitudes of the locations occupied …
4. ### Ana

A group of hikers on a mountain began at an elevation of 3040 feet above sea level and stopped at elevation of 2319 feet above sea level. What was their change in elevation between these points?
5. ### math

A mountain climber on Mt. Everest is at 29,035 feet above sea level. A stone at the bottom of the Dead Sea is at 1,349 ft below sea level. What pigsis the difference in elevation between the mountain climber and the stone?
6. ### math

A mountain climber on Mt. Everest is at 29,035 feet above sea level. A stone at the bottom of the Dead Sea is at 1,349 ft below sea level. What is the difference in elevation between the mountain climber and the stone
7. ### math

A mountain climber on Mt. Everest is at 29,035 feet above sea level. A stone at the bottom of the Dead Sea is at 1,349 ft below sea level. What is the difference in elevation between the mountain climber and the stone?
8. ### Math Ms.Sue please

1. 2/3 - 5/4 -3 -3/12 23/12 -17/12 2. -6.1 + 1.7 7.8 -4.4 -7.8 4.4 3. -1.8 - 3.9 -2.1 5.7 2.1 -5.7 4. A mountain climber ascends a mountain to its peak. The peak is 12,740 feet above sea level. The climber then descends 200 feet to …
9. ### Algebra 1

John went mountain climbing. He reached 350 feet above sea level. His sister Olivia went scuba diving. She was 150 feet below sea level.What is the difference between their elevations. Would it be 500 feet?
10. ### math

A mountain climber on Mt. Everest is at 29,035 ft above sea level. A stone at the bottom of the dead sea is at 1,349 ft below sea level. What is the difference in elevation between the mountain climber and the stone?

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question