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32Km straigh line to the Earth curve

  1. Oct 5, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    if you travel horizontally 32km, how far down will the earth have curved ?


    2. Relevant equations
    Earth Radian = 6380 Km.


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I tried to use Pythagorean theorem, I am not sure.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 5, 2009 #2
    that should work
     
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