Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter R - Test - Chapter R Test: 16

Answer

$1,345 ft$

Work Step by Step

Based on the given table, the depth of Cayman Trench is $-24,721ft$ while the depth of the Java Trench is $-23,376ft.$ The difference in the two depths is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} |-24,721-(-23,376)| \\\\= |-24,721+23,376| \\\\= |-1345| \\\\= 1,345 ft .\end{array}

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