As an airplane rises. the outside temperature drops from 3.6F for every 1000 feet of elevation gain. Suppose the outside temperatu

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As an airplane rises. the outside temperature drops from 3.6F for every 1000 feet of elevation gain. Suppose the outside temperature is 75F on the ground when the plane takes off and -51F at cruising altitude. How high is the plane then?

1. Write an equation

2.Solve using the equation

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Thanh Hà 41 mins 2023-01-25T13:53:02+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2023-01-25T13:54:27+00:00
    Answer:
    35,000
    Step-by-step explanation:
    1. Find the difference between 75 and -51.
    75 – (-51) = 75+51 = 126
    2. Divide 126 by 3.6
    126/3.6 = 35
    3. Now what is the number 35? That is how much times the airplane has approached 1,000ft. So you have to multiply 35 and 1,000.
    35 x 1,000 = 35,000.
    4. Find the equation
    ([75 – x]/3.6) × 1,000, in which this case, x is the Fahrenheit the surroundings is in
    a. Substitute x with -51.
    b. The equation should follow the exact steps I mentioned earlier.
    Hope this helps

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