# College Algebra

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?

asked by Mamie
1. 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.

posted by Reiny

## Similar Questions

1. ### College Algebra

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
2. ### Algebra

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 = 1.2 square root h if you are standing on a mountain top that is 12000 feet in
3. ### Algebra

if you are looking at the horizon, you can determine the distance you are form the horizone in miles. D, form a height, h, in feet by the equation of D = 1.2 square root H. if you are standing on a mountain top that is 12,000 feet
4. ### algebra

when you look over an unobstructed landscape or seascape, the distance to the visable horizon depends on your height above the ground. The equation is a good estimate of this, in which d=distance to horizon in miles and h=height
5. ### Math

When you look out over an unobstructed landscape or seascape, the distance to the visible horizon depends on your height above the ground. The equation d=3/2h is a good estimate of this, in which d=distance to horizon in miles and
6. ### algebra

2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How
7. ### Algebra

2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in elevation. How
8. ### ALGEBRA

2. The equation D=2.2√ h gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. If Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,275 feet in
9. ### ALGEBRA-MAT 117

The equation D=1.2(SQRT)H gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. A. Solve this equation for h. B. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in
10. ### ALGEBRA (MAT 117)

2. The D = 1.2(sqrt)h equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Long’s Peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is 14,255 feet in

More Similar Questions