Question
In a thunderstorm, the formula
gives the approximate distance, M, in miles, from a lightning strike if it takes t seconds to hear the thunder after seeing the lightning. If you are 8 miles away from the lightning flash, how
long will it take the sound of the thunder to reach you.
Answer: It will take
seconds for the sound to reach you.
View transcribed image text
Expand

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Math
Algebra

Related Algebra Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.
Transcribed Image Text

In a thunderstorm, the formula gives the approximate distance, M, in miles, from a lightning strike if it takes t seconds to hear the thunder after seeing the lightning. If you are 8 miles away from the lightning flash, how long will it take the sound of the thunder to reach you. Answer: It will take seconds for the sound to reach you.