# PLease Help for math?

Atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch is represented by the formula P=14.7e−0.21x, where x

is the number of miles above sea level. To the nearest foot, how high is the peak of a mountain with an atmospheric pressure of 8.849 pounds per square inch? Hint: There are 5280 feet in a mile.

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- PinkgreenLv 73 weeks agoFavorite Answer
14.7e^(-0.21x)=8.849

=>

-0.21x=ln(0.602)

=>

x=2.42 miles~12778 ft

approximately.

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