# math

Assuming that the air temperature drops 6.5 Celsius degrees per 1000 m, compute the temperature at the tropopause if the sea-level air temperature is 15 C and the altitude of the tropopause is 11 km.
(round to the nearest tenth)

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1. 11 * 6.5 = 71.5

15 - 71.5 = -56.5

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