College Physics Problem 1.2.7

Mount Everest, at 29,028 feet, is the tallest mountain on the Earth. What is its height in kilometers? (Assume that 1 kilometer equals 3,281 feet.)

SOLUTIONS:

Convert 29028 ft to km

29,028 ft timesfrac{1km}{3281 ft}=8.847 km

Therefore, the height of Mount Everest is 8.847 kilometers.

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