Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 6 Rational Exponents and Radical Functions - 6.5 Graph Square Root and Cube Root Functions - 6.5 Exercises - Problem Solving - Page 450: 35

Answer

See below.

Work Step by Step

Using a graphing calculator, see the attached graph. If $d=8$, then $8=1.22\sqrt a\\\sqrt{a}=6.557\\a=6.557^2=43$ Thus the altitude is $43$ feet.
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