# math

A submarine at an elevation of -35 feet rises 35 feet. What is the elevation of the submarine after it rises?

a. -70 feet
b. 0 feet
c. 35 feet
d. 70 feet

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1. What do you think?

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Ms. Sue
2. my answer is b. but I don't know what is the elevation mean

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3. B is right.

Elevation is the height or distance above sea level. The sub was at 35 feet below the level of the sea (-35). It then rose 35 feet so that it came to the surface at 0 feet above sea level.

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Ms. Sue
4. thank you ,Ms.Sue

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5. You're welcome, Thomas.

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