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anonymous
 one year ago
A periscope is 5 feet above the surface of the ocean. Through it can be seen a ship that rises to 50 feet above the water. To the nearest mile, the farthest away that the ship could be is __________ miles.
anonymous
 one year ago
A periscope is 5 feet above the surface of the ocean. Through it can be seen a ship that rises to 50 feet above the water. To the nearest mile, the farthest away that the ship could be is __________ miles.

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DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this asking, When will the distant ship drop below the horizon considering the data given?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its asking how high does the ship have to be till you can't see it anymore

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then the amount of feet you get from that convert it to miles

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think they want you to calculate the arc distance of the earth circumference in which the 50 ft ship drops below the horizon, as seen from a 5 ft scope

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, say the ocean is FLAT, it is a triangle problem
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