# math (altitude)

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### MATH

Aircraft are landing and taking off on parallel runways at a busy airport. On its approach, one aircraft descends from an altitude of 1200m to an altitude of 500m in 35s. During the same time, a departing aircraft climbs from an altitude of 200 m to an altitudes of 1250m. A) ...

### Math

The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12? ft

### Science

How does altitude affect climate? The higher the altitude, the colder the climate will be. (MY ANSWER) The lower the altitude, the older the climate will be. The higher the altitude, the hotter the climate will be. Altitude is not related to climate.

### math

triangle ABC has vertices A(3,4), B(4,-3) and C(-4,-1). a. draw a sketch of the triangle b. draw the altitude from vertex A c. find the slope of side BC which is =-1/4 d. find the slope of the altitude from A which is 4 e. find the equation of the line that contains this ...

### math

an altitude of triangle is 5/3rd of the length of its corresponding base if their altitude be increased by 4cm and the base is decreased by 2cm, the area of the triangles remain the same. find the base and altitude of triangle ?????

### Math

The base of a triangle is 2cm less than the altitude and the area of the angle is 60^2 cm. Calculate the altitude

### math

the length of the base of a triangle is 4 times its altitude. if the area of a triangles is 162cm2 find the altitude

### Calculus

Wheat is poured on the ground at a rate of 12 ft^3/s. The pile forms a cone whose altitude is always three fourths of the radius. Find the rate at which the altitude is increasing when the altitude is 6.0 ft.

### math

a jetliner is crusing at an altitude of 31,680 ft. What is the altitude in miles? Show work by using demensional analysis.

### Physics

The modern Boeing 747 passenger jet airplane cruises at a speed up to 900 km/hr, at an altitude of 11,000 m. The cabin pressure is maintained equivalent to the atmospheric pressure at an altitude of 2,000 m. This is called the "cabin altitude". The pressure as a function of ...

### math

The base of triangle ABC is one half the altitude.The altitude of triangle DEF is one half its base. If both triangles are equal in area, what is the ratio of the altitude of triangle ABC to the altitude of triangle DEF ? a. 1:4 b. 1:2 c. 1:1 d. 2:1 e. 4:1 please answer and ...

### math

The base of triangle ABC is one half the altitude. The altitude of triangle DEF is one half its base. If both triangles are equal in area, what is the ratio of the altitude of triangle ABC to the altitude of triangle DEF? a. 1:4 b. 1:2 c. 1:1 d. 2:1 e. 4:1 please answer and ...

### AP Calculus

The sum of the two bases and the altitude of a trapezoid is 16ft. a) Define the area A of the trapezoid as function of its altitude. b) Find the altitude for which the trapezoid has the largest possible are. (Optimization)

### math (geometry)

A parallelogram has sides 8 and 12. The shorter altitude is 6. Find the length of the other altitude. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It says the answer is 9, but I don't know how they got that. Any help is greatly appreciated!! =D

### physics

. The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12 ft

### math

A plane is flying due east at 600 km/h at a constant altitude. From an observation point P on the ground, the plane is sighted on a bearing of 320◦. One minute later, the bearing of the plane is 75◦ and its angle of elevation is 25◦. Show that the altitude h metres of ...

### math (altitude)

An airplane flying at an altitude of 31,000 feet descends at a rate of 1,200 feet per minute. If the plane descends for 15 minutes, what would its altitude be in feet?: * 13,000 23,000 18,000 21,000

### Math

the altitude, AD, to the hypotenuse BC of right triangle ABC divides the hypotenuse into segments that are 8 and 10 cm long. find the length of the altitude.

### math

two sides of a triangle are 15cm and 18 cm in length. the altitude tossed is 10cm what is the length of the altitude to the 15 cm side?

### Math(solid mensuration)

The lateral edges of edge 8m of an oblique square prism is inclined at an angle of 30 degrees with the altitude. What is the altitude of the prism?...

### math

The base of triangle is 2cm less than the altitude and the area of the triangle is 60cm². calculate the altitude.

### Physics

A car of mass 1100 kg starts from rest at sea level and climbs a hill of altitude 50 m. At the top of the hill the car has a speed of 25 m/s. From the top of the hill the driver turns off the engine and coasts down to an altitude of 15 m. Assume the friction and the air ...

### Physics

A car of mass 1100 kg starts from rest at sea level and climbs a hill of altitude 50 m. At the top of the hill the car has a speed of 25 m/s. From the top of the hill the driver turns off the engine and coasts down to an altitude of 15 m. Assume the friction and the air ...

### Physics

A car of mass 1100 kg starts from rest at sea level and climbs a hill of altitude 50 m. At the top of the hill the car has a speed of 25 m/s. From the top of the hill the driver turns off the engine and coasts down to an altitude of 15 m. Assume the friction and the air ...

### Physics

A satellite is given a boost of 540 MJ of energy to move it from its initial orbit at an altitude of 150 km to a higher altitude orbit. If the satellite has a mass of 1.16 ✕ 10^3 kg, what is the new altitude it reaches? Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.97 x 10^24 kg ...

### math

A certain ball is dropped from an altitude of 1 meter and rebounds one-half of it's previous altitude. What is the total distance the ball has traveled when it hits the floor the 40th time?

### physics

Calculate the value of g for a satellite that is orbiting in a circle at an altitude equal to 3 Earth radii. also, along the same lines, A typical shuttle altitude is 220 km. Calculate the value of g at this altitude. The the mass of the Earth = 5.98 x 10^24 kg and the radius ...

### math

A skydiver jumps from an airplane at an altitude of 2,500 ft. He falls under the force of gravity until he opens his parachute at an altitude of 1,000 ft. Approximately how long does the jumper fall before he opens his chute? h(t) = -16t2 + vt + h0 A. 2.4 s B. 9.7 s C. 12.5 s ...

### math

a plan flying at an altitude of 1000 m begins to climb at a rate of 10 metres per second graph the first 10 seconds of the plane's ascent plot time on the horizontal axis and altitude on the vertical axis

### Geometry altitude

a(-2,4) b (4,6) c (-4,-4) find the equation for the altitude from each vertex of triangle abc.

### Math

The base of tringular field is twice its altitude. If the cost of levelling the field at the rate of Rs 10per m^2 is Rs 4000,find its base and altitude.

### Math

The area of a triangle varies jointly as its base and altitude. By what percent will the area change if the base is increased by 15% and the altitude decreased by 25%?

### Math

The area of a triangle varies jointly as its base and altitude. By what percent will the area change if the base is increased by 15% and the altitude decreased by 25%?

### Physics-Gravitational Potential Energy

A satellite is given a boost of 540 MJ of energy to move it from its initial orbit at an altitude of 150 km to a higher altitude orbit. If the satellite has a mass of 1.16 ✕ 103 kg, what is the new altitude it reaches? Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.97 x 10^24 kg ...

### math

the rim of a canyon is at an altitude of 45m. On a hike down into the canyon, a party of hikers stop for a rest 160m below the rim. They descend another 71m. What is their new altitude?

### Analytic geometry - finding point by intersect lin

I have a triangle ABC. The slope of AB is -1/ab, the slope of AC is -1/ac, and the slope of BC is -1/ac. My question is, I have 3 lines: Altitude from A to BC, altitude from B to AC, and altitude from C to AB. I know their slope because it is just -1/slope. But I want to know ...

### physics

how would you calculate altitude given airspeed, rate of descent and time? I'm trying to find the change in altitude

### physics

A model rocket leaves the ground, heading straight up at 47 m/s. (a) What is its maximum altitude? m What are its speed and altitude at each of the following times? (b) 1 s m/s m (c) 4 s m/s m (d) 8 s m/s m

### geometry

The altitude upon the hypotenuse of a right triangle divides the hypotnuse into segments of 3 and 12. find the length of the altitude

### Math

One of the sides of a parallelogram is 4.2 cm and the altitude to that side is 3.6 cm. Find the perimeter of the parallelogram if the altitude to the other side is 2.4 cm.

### Geography

How do latitude and altitude affect the climate? My answer: The altitude affects the climate in the sense that the higher the altitude, the colder and harsher the climate will become. Latitude affecting the climate, however, depends on the equator. The closer the latitude is ...

### life science

At high altitude the atmospheric pressure is lower and the air is less dense than at low altitude.this means that at high altitude there is less oxygen available for gaseous exchange thus gas exchange becomes less efficient. what conclusion can be made?what will happen to the ...

### social studies

Areas of Mexico that can support agriculture are most affected by variations in ? 1) altitude 2) longitude 3) attitude 4) animal species I think altitude

### Alaniz

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 4000 feet and descends at a rate of 200 ft./m determine whether the altitude is proportional to the number of minutes. Explain your reasoning?

### math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P = 14.7 e^−0.21 a where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 11.35 psi, what is its altitude?

### Trig application

I have been working on this problem but I am not sure I am doing it right. During takeoff an airplane's angle of ascent is 18 degrees and its speed is 275 feet per second. A. Find the plane's altitude after 1 minute. B. How long will it take for the plane to climb to an ...

### Math

The altitude of a triangle is increasing at a rate of 2500 centimeters/minute while the area of the triangle is increasing at a rate of 4500 square centimeters/minute. At what rate is the base of the triangle changing when the altitude is 9000 centimeters and the area is 87000...

### math.

A band of cumulus clouds is located at 10^4 feet. A commercial jet is traveling at 38,000 feet. What is the difference between the altitude of the clouds and the altitude of the jet?

### math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P = 14.7 e−0.21 awhere a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 11.11 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft.

### Math 2

Rui is a professional deep water free diver. His altitude (in meters relative to sea level), xxx seconds after diving, is modeled by: d(x)=1/2x^2 -10x What is the lowest altitude Rui will reach? I actually don't understand this problem if its asking for like the vertex or ...

### math

Find the area of the following plane figure. Find the altitude of a triangle whose area is 100 cm2 and whose base is 20 cm. Altitude =

### Math Homework

1) Given the side of a square pyramid is 6cm and the altitude is 4cm calculate the surface area. 2) Given the side of a square pyramid is 12cm and the altitude is 8cm calculate the surface area. 3) Given the side of a square pyramid is 18cm and the altitude is 12cm calculate ...

### calc

2- The earth’s atmospheric pressure p is often modeled by assuming that the rate dpdhat Which p changes with the altitude above sea level is proportional to hp. Suppose that the pressure at sea level is 1013 millibars (about 14.7 pounds per square inch) and that the pressure...

### math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your answer to the ...

### math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your answer to the ...

### Algebra Honors

The length of the base of a triangle is 4 times its altitude. If the area the triangle is 162 cm2, find the altitude.

the altitude of a triangle is 1 cm less than its base, if the area is 105 cm2. what are the lengths of the base and the altitude

### Geometry

Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 3 : 5. The altitude of the larger triangle is 24 inches. What is the altitude of the smaller triangle?

### geometry

the base of a triangle is 4dm longer than its altitude, and its area is16dm^2. Find the lengths of the base and its altitude.

### Geometry

The altitude of the hypotenuse of a right triangle divides the hypotenuse into segments of lengths 14 and 8. What is the length of the altitude?

### maths

if the area of parallelogram is 192cm² and the altitude is three times the corresponding base then what is length of base and altitude

### Physics 20 Energy

A 85kg skydiver falls from an altitude of 3.5 X 10^3 M to an altitude of 1.10 X 10^3 m at constant speed.What is her change in potential energy?

### Trigonometry

Your altitude is 40,000 feet and you detect a target at a depression angle of 6 degrees and a range of 20 miles. what is the altitude of the target? Draw a picture.

### Geometry

Using vectors, show that the centroid of a regular pyramid with a rectangular base lies on the altitude to the base and is 4/5 of the altitude's length from the vertex.

### maths

in a adjoining figure,CAB is right angled triangle where AC=4cm(height),AB =3cm(base),and BC=5cm (hypotenuse),and AD is a altitude from BC .then find the length of altitude from A toBC,if its area is 6cm square.

Using vectors, show that the centroid of a regular pyramid with a rectangular base lies on the altitude to the base and is 4/5 of the altitude's length from the vertex.

### college math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your answer to the ...

### math/geometry

What are the surface areas of this two figures? a) a triangular pyramid with base of 5 cm, an altitude of the base of 8.7 cm and a slant height = 6.9 cm b) a square pyramid with a slant height of 5.2cm and an altitude of the triangle of 9cm.

### physics

In late 2001, steve Fossett tried to fly a balloon nonstop around the world . why on his attempted circumnavigation of the globe did Steve attempted to travel at an altitude of approximately 10000 m? That is a typical stratosphere flight altitude, where the pilot can usually ...

### Math

A lot is in the shape of a trapezoid. The sum of the bases is 180 feet. If the area of the lot is 8,100 square feet, what is the distance across the lot, i.e. the altitude of the figure? The altitude of the trapezoid is __ feet.

### College Math II

If a ball is tossed into the air from a height of 6 feet with a velocity of 32 feet per second, then its altitude at time t (in seconds) can be described by the function A(t) = - 16t^2 + 32t + 6. Find the altitude of the ball at 2 seconds. I am having problems understanding ...

### help physics

A satellite, LangSat, moves in circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 4.95kms-1. (i) What is the altitude of the satellite (ii) Determine the period of the satellite’s orbit (iii) What is the value of the gravity, g, at the satellite. (iv) If another satellite, ...

### Math (Proportions)

3. The ratio of the altitude of a triangle to the length of its base is 5:12. Calculate the altitude if the length of the base is 42mm. 17.5 length/base= 5/12=x/42= 17.5

### physics

A child loses his balloon, which rises slowly into the sky. a) If the balloon is 21.5 cm in diameter when the child loses it, what is its diameter at an altitude of 1150 m? Assume that the balloon is very flexible and so surface tension can be neglected. b) And what is the ...

### math (algebra)

Water boils at 212 degrees F at sea level (altitude 0 ft), 204.6 degrees F at 40000 ft, 197.2 deg. F at 8000 ft, and 189.8 deg. F at 12,000 ft. Find a good model relating the boiling temperature t of water to the altitude a.Is the model linear or quadratic?

### physics

The largest ballon ever flown had a volume of 53 million cubic feet. The thickness of the fabric is only 0.013mm. The balloon would reach an altitude of 150,000 ft. ( 46 km). The atmospheric pressure at that altitude is about 2*10^-3kg/m^3. The pressure of the helium was the ...

### Phizzics....

The Canadian microsatellite MOST (Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars) has a mass of just 52 kg. It travels in an almost circular orbit at an average altitude of 820 km above Earth’s surface. a) Calculate the gravitational force between Earth and the MOST satellite at...

Calculate the minimum change in velocity (delta V or ∆V) required for the Space Shuttle to decrease its altitude to 60 miles if it’s orbiting with an apogee of 236 miles and a perigee of 215 miles above the surface of Earth. Use the rule of thumb that below an altitude...

### engineering

An aircraft flies at an altitude of 30,000 feet. Determine the air temperature (in [K]), air pressure (in [Pa]) and air density (in [kg/m3]) at this altitude, according to the standard atmosphere.

### math

Atmospheric pressure V decreases as altitude h increases. At a temperature of the pressure is 101.1kilopascals kPa at sea level, 86.4 kPa at h = 1 km, and 77.1 kPa at h = 2 km. Use a linear approximation to estimate the atmospheric pressure at an altitude of 3 km. Please round...

### algebra 2

A skydiver jumps from an airplane at an altitude of 2,500 ft. He falls under the force of gravity until he opens his parachute at an altitude of 1,000 ft. Approximately how long does the jumper fall before he opens his chute?

### Geometry

The base of a right prism is a rhombus with a side of 10 cm and an altitude of 9.6 cm. Find the diagonals of the prism if the altitude of the prism is 12 cm.

### Math

The area of trapezoid is h( b1+b2)/5, where h is the altitude, and b1 and b2 are the lenghts of the parallel bases. If trapezoid has an altitude of 5 inches, an area of 55 square inches , and one base 12 inches long, what is the lenghth, in inches, of its other base? Please ...

### chemistry

At an altitude of 50.00 km, the average atmospheric temperature is essentially 0 degrees C. What is the average number of air molecules per cubic centimeter of air at this altitude?

### chemistry

At an altitude of 50.00 km, the average atmospheric temperature is essentially 0 degrees C. What is the average number of air molecules per cubic centimeter of air at this altitude?

### Chemistry

At an altitude of 50.00 km, the average atmospheric temperature is essentially 0 degrees C. What is the average number of air molecules per cubic centimeter of air at this altitude?

### physics

A spacecraft is in circular Earth orbit at 5400km altitude. By how much will its altitude decrease if it moves to a new circular orbit where its orbital speed is 20% higher?

### Geometry

The altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle divides the hypotenuse into segments 6 inch and 10 inch long, Find the length h of the altitude.

### algebra

The length of an altitude of a triangle is 1/3 the length of the side to which it is drawn. If the area is 6 square cm., then what is the length of the altitude?

### chemistry

A high-altitude balloon contains 97.5 L of helium gas at 95.8 kPa. What is the volume when the balloon rises to an altitude where the pressure is only 21.5 kPa? (Assume that the temperature remains constant.)

### math

The area of trapezoid is h( b1+b2)/5,where h is the altitude, and b1 and b2 are the lenghts of the parallel bases. If trapezoid has an altitude of 5 inches, an area of 55 square inches , and one base 12 inches long, what is the length, in inches, of its other base?

### math

The area of trapezoid is h( b1+b2)/5,where h is the altitude, and b1 and b2 are the lenghts of the parallel bases. If trapezoid has an altitude of 5 inches, an area of 55 square inches , and one base 12 inches long, what is the length, in inches, of its other base?

### Algebra II

The area of a triangle varies jointly as its base and altitude. By what percent will the area change if the base is increased by 15% and the altitude decreased by 25%?

### Algebra II

The area of a triangle varies jointly as its base and altitude. By what percent will the area change if the base is increased by 15% and the altitude decreased by 25%?

### Algebra II

The area of a triangle varies jointly as its base and altitude. By what percent will the area change if the base is increased by 15% and the altitude decreased by 25%?

### physics

A 981-kg satellite orbits the Earth at a constant altitude of 103-km. How much energy must be added to the system to move the satellite into a circular orbit with altitude 199 km? I need answer in MJ please tell me what formula

### CAL

The altitude of a triangle is increasing at a rate of 2500 centimeters/minute while the area of the triangle is increasing at a rate of 4000 square centimeters/minute. At what rate is the base of the triangle changing when the altitude is 11500 centimeters and the area is ...

### CAL

The altitude of a triangle is increasing at a rate of 2500 centimeters/minute while the area of the triangle is increasing at a rate of 4000 square centimeters/minute. At what rate is the base of the triangle changing when the altitude is 11500 centimeters and the area is ...