An airplane flies an altitude of 38,000 feet. As it nears the airport, the plane begins to descent at a rate of 600 feet per minute. At this rate, how many minutes will the plane take to descent to 18,800 feet?

gaby131o 2022-09-25 Answered
An airplane flies an altitude of 38,000 feet. As it nears the airport, the plane begins to descent at a rate of 600 feet per minute. At this rate, how many minutes will the plane take to descent to 18,800 feet?
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Malcolm Flores
Answered 2022-09-26 Author has 8 answers
Altitude descended 38000−18800=19200ft
Descent rate (vertical speed) = 600ft/min
speed = distance time
so time = distance speed
t = 19200 600 = 32
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