The Manitou Incline, which leads to the top of Pike's Peak in Colorado, climbs from an elevation of 6574 feet to 8585 feet above sea level. The fastest reported time for running up the incline is 16 minutes and 42 seconds, by Mike Fretta. How many vertical feet per second did Mark climb during his record-breaking performance? (Round to 1 decimal digit.)

The Manitou Incline, which leads to the top of Pike's Peak in Colorado, climbs from an elevation of 6574 feet to 8585 feet above sea level. The fastest reported time for running up the incline is 16 minutes and 42 seconds, by Mike Fretta. How many vertical feet per second did Mark climb during his record-breaking performance? (Round to 1 decimal digit.)

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asked 2021-02-05
The Manitou Incline, which leads to the top of Pike's Peak in Colorado, climbs from an elevation of 6574 feet to 8585 feet above sea level. The fastest reported time for running up the incline is 16 minutes and 42 seconds, by Mike Fretta. How many vertical feet per second did Mark climb during his record-breaking performance? (Round to 1 decimal digit.)

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2021-02-06
The totll vertical distance climbed is: 8585ft=6574ft=2011ft
The time in second is: 16(60)+42=960+42=1002 seconds
So, the vertical feet per second is: 2011ft/1002seconds~2.0ft/s
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