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If you are looking at the horizon, you can determine the distance you are from the horizon in miles, D, from a height, h, in feet by the equation of D = . If you are standing on a mountain top that is 12,000 feet in elevation, how far are you from the horizon?

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    You did not state the equation that you should use.

    Since you are not using metric units, I would have to look up the non-metric formula.
    I will let you do that.

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