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## average upperboundary is 13 kms above earth surface.Height varies with latitude seasons by as much 5 km. Write and solve an equation of max/min heights

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# 1 Answer

Paul,

If all you are looking for is an equation that solves the max/min heights then you have a simple equation.

Y = height, x = 5, b = 13

Y= b ± x

Y= 13 ± 5

Ymin = 13 - 5 = 8

Ymax = 13 + 5 = 18

Heights range from 8 to 18 km.

Ed