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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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    I've shown you how to do this kind of problem. Now it's your turn.

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    -56+14= -42

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    You're on the right track -- EXCEPT that they climb 14 feet an hour for 5 hours.

    Please try again.

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    -56 + 14(5)

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    What is their new elevation?

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    I think 14

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    Right. Their new elevation is 14 feet above sea level.

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    thank you

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    You're welcome.

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