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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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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