Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 109

Answer

4205 m

Work Step by Step

You are given the following: Distance between base of volcano and sea level: 5998 m Total height of volcano: 10203 m To find the height of the volcano above sea level, you need to subtract the height of the part of the volcano below sea level from the total height of the volcano. Therefore, the height of the volcano above sea level is $10203-5998$, or 4205 m.
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